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Broken piece of bow

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF/18

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 56 x 1.5 cm (22 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3540

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

One half of an undecorated bow.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, SF 18. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition