Foreshaft of an Arrow
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E.
Dynasty 11 (possibly)
Middle Kingdom or New Kingdom
Diam. 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (0.7 x 36.2 cm)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Wooden arrow. The point is carved from the same piece of wood as the shaft. The rear part of the shaft is either made of a separate piece of wood inserted on to the end of the first piece or is one with the shaft. It is, at any rate slightly greater in diameter than the forepart of the shaft and bears traces of some adhesive and perhaps of the original lashing. Piece of quartz with red veining in end.
Condition: Rear part of shaft not preserved.
This item is not on view
Foreshaft of an Arrow, ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E. Wood, quartz, Diam. 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. (0.7 x 36.2 cm) . Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1059E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1059E_view1.jpg)
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