Harpoon hook

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Length x width: 11.5 x 2.6 cm (4 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.2531

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; cracked and corroded; broken into three 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