Hook

Egyptian
Late–Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
760–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Length: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.342

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Hook on one end; other end badly eaten with bronze-disease.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886 - November 17, 1960)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription