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Fenestrated axe blade

Period:
Middle Bronze Age
Date:
ca. early 2nd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Levant
Culture:
Canaanite
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
1.77 x 3.94 in. (4.5 x 10.01 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Implements
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.29
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
By 1959, collection of Simon Ayvaz, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1961, purchased from Simon Ayvaz, New York.
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. 511.
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