Danube Virtual Museum

Comb

Title: Comb
Location/Region: Čezava - Castrum Nove; Golubac/Đerdap Gorge
Chrolonology: 500 - 1000
Museum: Military Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Period: Early Middle Ages
Epoch: Late Antiquity
Culture: Early Byzantine
Closer Dating: 6th century
Material: Hartshorn
Dimensions: W 9 cm
Production Technique: Cutting, engraving, joining
Bibliography: M. Pеkоvić, Аrhеоlоškа zbirkа Vојnоg muzеја u Bеоgrаdu / Archaeological Collection of the Military Museum in Belgrade. Bеоgrаd 2006.

Description

A very damaged bone comb. The entire upper surface is decorated with geometric ornaments while the bottom side is undecorated.