Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Fish Hook, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Bronze, 9/16 x 3/4 in. (1.4 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.287E. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/5/2007
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Small bronze barbed fish-hook with limerick bend, flat-hammered end and attached ancient string of flax.
Condition: Brown to black in color with area of green. Surface is scratched and partially corroded. Piece of hammered end may be missing.
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