Model spear

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht)

Dimensions

Length: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-43

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Long, thin, narrow. Very corroded and a little bent; tip broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 2, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition