Comb, Predynastic Period, ca. 3200 b. Egyptian Ivory Finely carved ivory combs and knife handles produced toward the end of Egypt's prehistory demonstrate the high standards Egyptian artists had achieved, even before the Old Kingdom.
AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY JAR PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, NAQADA II, CIRCA 3400-3300 B.C. The ovoid vessel with twin perforated horizontal lug handles on the shoulders, on a flat base, the disk rim decorated with short lines, the body with five vertical bands, each filled with horizontal wavy lines 6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high