Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha, Cemetery of Cypriote Mercenaries
Overall: 27.7 x 2.6 cm (10 7/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bronze, cylindrical shank tapering towards the point, which is flanged; blade broken; shank split; covered with a pebbly rust; heavily incrusted.
From Cemetery of Cypriote Mercenaries, Tell Nabasha. 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 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription