Birch, Samuel   [Hrsg.]
Catalogue of the collection of Egyptian antiquities at Alnwick Castle — London, 1880

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1443. Dagger, bakasu or makasu, the blade leaf-shaped and double-edged,
with a band down the centre, the handle stud-shaped and hollowed for inlaying.
It is broken in three pieces and much corroded. 10^ in. long. Bronze.

1444. Reed-arrow, with pile, s'eser, and notch, the feather-tips wanting; it
has a flint point of triangular shape, the base outwards, secured by whipping
and a black composition. Arrows of this shape appear to have been used for
the purposes of the chase at the time of the 12th dynasty1. 2 ft. 4 in. long.

1445. Similar arrow, but the flint wanting. 2 ft. in. long.

1446. Similar arrow ; same condition. 2 ft. 3^ in. long.

1447. Arrow-head, flat and leaf-shaped, with a spike to fix it in the shaft.
3 in. long. Bronze.

1448. Arrow-head, three-bladed; similar were used by the Greeks, with
cylindrical body for fixing to the shaft. \\ in. long. Bronze.

1449. Similar arrow-head. 1J in. long. Same material.

1450. Arrow-head, with two wings or sides, and spike to fix it to the
shaft. 1^ in. long. Same material.

1 Cf. Rosellini, M. C. vi.
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