Bronze harpoon head, Egyptian, Late period , 8th-5th Century BC

$365.00 AUD

Rare Egyptian bronze harpoon head, the long  shaft with small single barb to point .

Late period , 8th-5th Century BC

some corrosion, stable

Mounted on a metal pin and turned wood base.

10cm, on stand 14cm

Provenance: from a collection formed in Alexandria, Egypt, early 20th century, sold at auction in London (Bonhams) 1990’s.

This is probably from a fishing spear or small harpoon, the form still used today by fisherman

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