Handle

Egyptian
Late Period
600–500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defenneh, Camp of the Carian Mercenaries

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .033 x .026

Accession Number

87.504

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Flat with cross bar and circular ring at end. Heavily incrusted.

Provenance

From the camp of Carian mercenaries, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription