Staple

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
381–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, San el-Hagar, House 20

Dimensions

Length x width: 11.4 x 5.2 cm (4 1/2 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.527

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Household

Surface corroded and heavily incrusted; broken.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar), House 20. 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription