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Bird snare

Frame of bent twig with cord lacing.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF 187. 1913: 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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3767

Medium or Technique

Wood and cord

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Traps, Nets, Hooks