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Metal in the Late Period

With the Late Period Egypt enters the Iron age. In fact the proportion of iron objects in the Late Period is still not yet very high, and stone tools were sometimes used. One of the highlights of arts and crafts in the Late Period is bronze casting.

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bronze figurines
fishing hooks
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Single objects

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bronze vessels
parts of furniture (?)
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corner piece for a door
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