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Patinated.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room 5 (temple court). 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2625–2130 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1037

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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