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Dagger

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 14
Date:
ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Hiw, Cemetery Y, Tomb Y211, EEF excavations 1898-1899
Medium:
Copper alloy, wood, ivory
Dimensions:
L. 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1899
Accession Number:
99.4.37
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Discovered at Hiw during excavations sponsored by the Egypt Exploration Fund. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by the EEF, 1897.

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