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Needle

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Bronze
  • Place Excavated: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS Diam. 1/16 × 3 7/8 in. (Diam. 0.2 × 9.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 35.2009
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Needle, ca. 1352-1332 B.C.E. Bronze, Diam. 1/16 × 3 7/8 in. (Diam. 0.2 × 9.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 35.2009. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.35.2009_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.35.2009_view01.jpg., 2016
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Slender bronze needle, one end pointed the other end blunt. The blunt end appears to be pierced but because of corrosion it cannot be stated definitely. Undecorated. Condition: entirely covered with a green patina, otherwise good. It is slightly curved which may be the original condition.
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