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Bronze. Point and barb missing. Shank bent into ring. Incrusted.

Provenance

From el-Amarna. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; 1936: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through Mrs. Gaston Smith & Group.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

el-Amarna, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

36.105

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

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