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Hilt 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: Wood, ebony, ivory, bark
Dimensions: L. 55 cm (21 5/8 in); d. 1.3 cm (1/2 in); diam. of knob 2.4 cm (15/16 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.3.206a

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