Harpoon hook

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Length x width: 10.8 x 2.5 cm (4 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.2530

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; surface cracked and corroded; broken into two pieces.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition