This category includes items associated with personal hygiene and/or altering appearance through cosmetics. 

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
314 (none) (none) (none) Ivory comb. Frs of : the top decorated with str lines and zigzags.
419 (none) (none) (none) Bronze kohl-stick. Top broken. [drawing 1:1]
519 (none) (none) (none) Bronze kohl-stick. The end slightly thickened to a knob, the top broken off.
785 (none) (none) B15277 Ivory comb. Broken. Period, Nebuchadrezzar. [drawing 1:1]
786 (none) (none) (none) Ivory comb. Fragments of Like U.785 but without rosettes.
2631 (none) (none) (none) Fragment of small soap-stone box. Engraved with circular design. Sketch. [drawing]
3339 (none) (none) (none) Alabaster palette. For use in crushing toilet powders? Surface is hollowed by grinding.
6488 (none) (none) (none) Marble palette? Mottled. Flate one side, curved on the other, rounded at corners. Hole pierced in each corner. E.
6668 (none) (none) (none) Mirror. Speculum bronze. B.
6684 (none) (none) (none) Stone-palette? Rectangular. Slightly convex. E.
6771 (none) (none) (none) Palette alabaster mottled rectangle.
6838 (none) (none) (none) Palette? Black stone. Sides rectangular, rounded ends. E.
7612 (none) (none) (none) Mirror? Copper. Fragment. Oval shaped with straight handle. [drawing 1:1]
7858 (none) (none) B17471 Copper reticule. A cone with ball end, containing 4 small copper toilet utensils fastned on to a ring. [drawing]
7860 (none) (none) (none) Copper reticule. Cone-shaped with base knob. In it 3 small copper toilet instruments held together by a copper ring.
7881 (none) (none) (none) Copper kohl-stick(?) Head, round knob on square-section rod becoming round at 30mm [drawing 1:1]
7883 (none) (none) (none) Copper kohl-stick(?) Similar to U.7881, shaped thus [reference to drawing] (broken) [drawing]
7902 (none) (none) (none) Comb. Ivory. Most of the teeth broken off short, only the end guard left to show their original length. On both sides of the flat upper part, an engraving of a bull set in a frame of lines and dotted circles. On one side the bull has his tail down. on the other above his back: otherwise, the 2 engravings are similar and show the bull with head lowered to strike. Very fine Phoenician work.
7904 (none) (none) (none) Paint pot. Ivory. In form of sphinx of Phoenico-Assyrian style: the box is an oblong depression between the wings. Indifferent carving, and the wing in poor condition; half of the face of the sphinx missing. [additional notes on back of catalog card follow:] U.6665, correct Pl. reference in Pl.25. Plate 15. Captions wanted. Pl.23 = add catalogue number. Keep Pl.33 but insert the new weapon types. For Pl.34 (new), use metal objects above and 800m ran [last word illegible] types infers. Change Plate numbers 34 (adr[...]) h3. Plate 36, keep number. Plate 35, adr[...], change number h3. Pl.37 (adr[...]) to become a figure in the text. pp.25. Gold to catalogue U.6456, Legrain's [illegible] No.734.
7905 (none) (none) (none) Mirror handle. Ivory. Rounded handle; rectangular tang at top to fit into mirror-socket. [drawing]
7906 (none) (none) (none) Mirror handle. Shell. [drawing]
7907 (none) (none) (none) Kohl stick case. Ivory. Plain tube rounded at base. [CARD MISSING Typed Transcription from British Museum Card]
7908 (none) (none) (none) Kohl stick. Ivory. Rectangular in section, thickening towards the head and then sharpened to point.
7913 (none) (none) (none) Comb. Ivory. White. Fragment. Two rows of teeth; one row has been worn down at an angle. The flat space between the tooth-rows decorated with lines and dotted circles.
7984A (none) (none) (none) [A-B] Pair of cockle-shells. Containing white pigment.