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Bronze needle

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Bronze needle; long and slender, pointed at one end, an eye in the other; somewhat bent; incrusted.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.455

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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