Clamp

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x length: 29.2 x 7.3 cm (11 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

81.30

Medium or Technique

Iron, lead

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Iron; worn and rusted set in lead.

Iron embedded in lead. All much worn and weathered. From the foundation of the Alexandria obelisk, the removal of which from A.W. Central Park, N.Y. …

Provenance

From the foundation of the Alexandria obelisk, now in New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Lt. Com. Henry H. Gorringe