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Blunt Pile and Shaft of a Javelin

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
Bronze or copper alloy, wood, reed
pile L. 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in) reed shaft L. 75 cm (29 1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.3.207b, c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
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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