Bone Toothbrush

Accession No. T0083048
Period Historic Era
Material Bones
Findspot Zuo-ying Jiu-cheng Site
Geographic Location Zuo Ying Jiu Cheng Site
Dimension L. 12.9 cm


This bone toothbrush was excavated from a small rubbish pit left by the inhabitants of the Old City of Zuoying, before it was assigned as a military district. It reflects the daily life and material culture of the common people during late-Qing to early Japanese occupation period.