Harness cheek piece

Egyptian
Late Period
600–500 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .091 x .023

Accession Number

87.516

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Pointed spike with crotch at thicker end. Heavily rusted.

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