Fish Hook card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum.

Fish Hook


Currently not on display


Copper alloy harpoon with a barbed point. The harpoon was excavated by Flinders Petrie at the of Tell el-Amarna during his 1891-1892 excavation of parts of the city. He then gave the fish hook to his friend Flaxman Spurrell along with many small finds from Amarna.