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Bone Comb

Wupatki_20091123_486.jpg ThumbnailsCut Long Bone Head, Turkey(?)

Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan

Description: Bone comb with nine teeth carved into one end and a tapering point at the other. This comb, found in a room in Wupatki Pueblo, may have been used in weaving.

Dimensions: 19.5 (L) x 3.3 (W) cm (7.68 x 1.30 in).

Collection: On display at Wupatki National Monument (catalog card).

Author
Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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