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Wood end of reed shaft with crescent-shaped flint tip cemented in end.


From Sheikh Farag:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt..

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

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Medium or Technique

Wood, stone


The Ancient World


Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Archery, Spears, Javelins