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Rare Ancient Egyptian Bone Implement, New Kingdom

Rare Ancient Egyptian Bone Implement, New Kingdom


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1372151
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This is a rare ancient Egyptian bone implement from the New Kingdom to
make fishing nets or to repair them.yp> For similar see:
Flinders Petrie, London 1917: Tools and Weapons,
page 53 and Pl. LXV 128 and 129 (see last picture)

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 18th - 19th Dynasty, ca. 1570 - 1185 B.C.
Material: Bone
Size: ca. 15,9 cm; c. 6.26 inches
Condition: broken and glued, chip at the tip
Provenance: Ex IADAA Dealer, prior Swiss art market