Harpoon

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 197

Dimensions

Length: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.) Width (shaft): 0.4cm Width (widest point from tip of point to side of shaft): 1.6cm

Accession Number

11.295

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Traps, nets, hooks

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), M 197 [M/197/9]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition