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Rasp?

Egyptian
600–550 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .075 x .016

Accession Number

87.519

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Conical, thin, iron shell, both ends open, formed of a single sheet of metal. Heavily rusted.

Provenance

From the camp of Carian mercenaries, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription