• Tussian bronze comb (2)
  • Africa
  • Burkina Faso
  • Width : 1 3/8 inch
  • Height : 5 7/8 inch
  • Depth : 1 inch
  • Very interesting comb with a bird head associated to a human body. The bird's beak is traditionally a male symbol. This heavy bronze comb may have been offered to an important man in the village (a chief for example) as an appreciation of his fecondity.