Fish hook

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiyeh

Dimensions

Length: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.783

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze, corroded; one barb missing.

Provenance

From Tell el-Yahudiya. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription