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Bone harpoon: E.221.1900

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Object information

Titles

Bone harpoon

Description

Harpoon

Measurements and weight

Length: 12 cm

Find spot

  • El Arabeh Abydos Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1900) by the Egyptian Research Account

Dating

Nagada II & Predynastic period
Circa -3500 - Circa -3000

Materials used in production

Bone

Techniques used in production

Carved

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.221.1900
Primary reference Number: 50240
Oldadmincategory: W
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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