Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E.
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Bronze battle-axe blade of semi-circular form with conventional openings on inner side and two small circular holes for attachment. Holes may be of recent origin.
Condition: Blade in good condition. One side shows clear traces of remains of linen.
This item is not on view
Battle-axe, ca. 2008-1630 B.C.E. Bronze, 5 3/16 × 3 3/8 in. (13.3 × 8.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.197. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.197_print_negA_bw.jpg)
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