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Blunt Pile and Shaft of a Javelin

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), below, deposit of hunting weapons, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy, wood, reed
Dimensions:
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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