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Buiston Crannog

Bone Comb, Buiston

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

Bone comb, from Buiston crannog, Ayrshire, c. AD 550 - 700.

 

Personal appearance was important to the crannog-dwellers, as this fine decorated bone hair comb shows.

Place of Production:
Buiston, Ayrshire
Materials/Media:
Bone
Source:
National Museums Scotland
Accession number:
A.1898.382.1
Digital Number:
NMAH002n
Creation Date:
c. 550 - 700 AD
Copyright:
Board of Trustees, National Museums Scotland