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Bronze. With projection to fit into handle.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5045. November, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 1980–1630 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 20.5 x 18.3 cm (8 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.737

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical