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Javelin with an Ivory Knob

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), below, deposit of hunting weapons, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Wood, ivory, bark, reed
Hilt and Shaft: l. 124 cm (48 13/16 in); diam. of shaft 3/8 in) Hilt: l. 50.2 cm (19 3/4 in); diam. of knob 2.5 cm (1 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1935–1936. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1936.

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