Handle

Egyptian
Late Period
600–500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Defenneh, Camp of Carian Mercenaries

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .025 x .041

Accession Number

87.503

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; flat, semicircular end and opening. Thickly 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