<em>Fish Hook</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.287E_erg456.jpg)

Fish Hook

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9/16 x 3/4 in. (1.4 x 1.9 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.287E

Image: CUR.37.287E_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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