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Object specifics

  • Type
    Weapon
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    2055 BC - 1650 BC (Dynasty 11 - 13) about
  • Materials
    Metal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1900s early
  • Measurements
    174 mm x 89 mm x 5 mm
  • Note
    Presented to the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in September 1927 by Prof. Flinders Petrie.
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