Fragment of a throwstick



Accession Number
EC528
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Warfare, hunting and fishing equipment, Throw-stick/boomerang
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten to Tutankhamun
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna, Central City, Great Palace
Measurements
Length: 43mm | Width: 32mm | Depth: 15mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A fragment of a throw stick. It is broken cleanly at both ends. '502' is written in black ink on one side. It is made of faience with a blue-green glaze, and two narrow black bands ca.6mm apart (centre to centre). The glaze layer is thin but smoothly finished. Donated by the Egypt Exploration Society. From Amarna.

Other Identity
TA.35–36.502b (excavation number)
Previous Owners
The British Museum | Egypt Exploration Society
Excavation Details

https://www.flickr.com/photos/egyptexplorationsociety/18858430705/in/album-72157654221761359/

Acquisition
Gift, Via the British Museum as part of the dispersal of the disposable objects from the excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society (15 Mar 1978)
Last modified: 09 Jul 2022

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