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Spearhead

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Heavily incrusted with bright green; blunt point; ragged edges; in two pieces.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Width x length (of b): 2 x 9.7 cm (13/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.4490a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers