Rare Ancient Egyptian Bone Implement, New Kingdom
This is a rare ancient Egyptian bone implement from the New Kingdom to make fishing nets or to repair them.
For similar see:
Flinders Petrie, London 1917: Tools and Weapons,
page 53 and Pl. LXV 128 and 129 (see first picture)
Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 18th - 19th Dynasty, ca. 1570 - 1185 B.C.
Size: ca. 10,5 cm; c. 4.13 inches
Condition: broken and glued, chip at the tip
Provenance: Bought at Catawiki in 2017.
Ex IADAA Dealer, prior Swiss art market
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- Ancient Egyptian
- Implement from the New Kingdom
- Century/ Timeframe
- ca. 18th - 19th Dynasty, ca. 1570 - 1185 B.C.