A rare Egyptian Epsilon Copper BattleAxe, Middle Kingdom, ca 2040-1786 BC
Object Type: Tools & Weapons Category: Ancient Egyptian Art Medium: Copper Period: Middle Kingdom Object Culture: Egyptian Object Date: ca. 2040-1786 BC
In the form of the Greek letter epsilon, with three pointed tangs forming two open scallops in the blade, creating a sharp outside edge with a dull and reinforced inside edge. The tangs would have been connected to a wooden shaft.
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