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Bronze; surface cracked and corroded; broken into two pieces. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 10.8 x 2.5 cm (4 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.2530

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment