Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Cemetery of Cypriote Mercenaries
Overall: 26.6 x 3.1 cm (10 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze, cylindrical shank tapering towards the point, which is flanged; blade broken; shank split; covered with a pebbly rust; heavily incrusted. Similar to 87.468.
From Cemetery of Cypriote Mercenaries, Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription