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Fenestrated axe blade

Period:
Middle Bronze Age
Date:
ca. early 2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Levant
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
3.94 x 3.31 in. (10.01 x 8.41 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. V. Everit Macy, 1923
Accession Number:
23.10.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Acquired by the Museum in 1923, gift of Mr. and Mrs. V. Everit Macy, New York.

"Origin and Influence, Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient Near East, and the Classical World." The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 18, 1970–April 23, 1971.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 386, no. 510.
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