<em>Ceremonial Saw in the Shape of a Ma`at-Feather</em>, ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E. Bronze, 12 3/8 x 1 5/8 in. (31.5 x 4.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 65.133. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.65.133_erg456.jpg)

Ceremonial Saw in the Shape of a Ma`at-Feather

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 1 5/8 in. (31.5 x 4.2 cm)



Accession Number: 65.133

Image: CUR.65.133_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Knife-like cutting instrument in bronze consisting of a blade in shape of the m,.t-feather with a finely serrated edge and of a handle in the form of a curved papyrus bundle with umbel, the latter bearing a ring of suspension; all in one piece. Condition: Good although slightly corroded and discolored in spots. Traced of bronze disease.

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