Kostamneh: Copper/bronze Implements

Scope and Content

Image of copper/bronze implements discovered at Kostamneh possibly from sites 32 or 36 K06, including (from top left) a bracelet, a bradawl with an ivory handle, a knife with a wooden handle, a chisel, and an axe head. 'K06 Kostamneh T312' is written on the negative. Handwritten note with negative states 'K06 Bronze or copper implements 420 L2.7'. Album print marked '120 K06 420' T312 F2.9' and 'L.2.7'.

Conditions Governing Use

Garstang's copyright expires in 2026 (70 years after his death). The copyright of the digital images lie with the University of Liverpool.

Related Material

The knife with wooden handle can be seen in JG/K/2/2/1 in site 32 K06. The axe head and bradawl can be seen in JG/K/3/1/9 in 32 or 36 K06. A print of the negative can be found in JG/K/1/2, photo 24.A print of the image can be found in Garstang’s March 1906 excavation report from Esna (JG/4/1).


Published in Garstang ‘Excavations at Hierakonpolis, at Esna, and in Nubia’ (1906), Annales du service des Antiquités de L’Égypte, Vol.VIII, pl. XI.1, entitled ‘Bracelet, Bradawl, Knife (wooden handle) chisel and axe’.

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