Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B
Length: 11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Model. Sheet bronze blade tapering to point; bent; set in cylindrical wooden handle with rounded butt. Blade corroded; handle damaged by ants.
From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition