Africa's Great Civilizations

Afro Combs | Africa's Great Civilizations

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 48s

Did you know that afro combs were used in ancient African civilizations? Burial pits in the Nile Valley have been the source of rare and unique artifacts, dating back more than 6,000 years. Learn more in Africa's Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering at 9/8c February 27 on PBS.

Aired: 02/27/17

Rating: NR

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