Bow Drill with Bronze Bit

Made:
c. 1370 BCE in Amarna
maker:
Ancient Egyptian people

Bow drill with bronze drill, date about 1370 BC, found at Tel El Amarna, Upper Egypt, in winter season of 1921-22.

Details

Category:
Hand and Machine Tools
Object Number:
1922-541
Materials:
bronze, complete, fibre, wood
Measurements:
stock: 50 x 36 mm
bit: 163 x 5 mm
bow: 362 x 14 mm
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type:
hand tools
credit:
Egypt Exploration Society
status:
Permanent collection

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