Tweezers

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17
Date:
ca. 1640–1550 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, East of Pabasa, Radim, Burial 6A.X.B42, MMA excavations, 1918–19
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
L. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.3.177
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1918–19. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1919.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.21.