- Museum number
Copper alloy whetstone handle in the form of an ibex; cast, with hollow tapered socket; missing whetstone.
- Production date
- 1400BC-800BC (between)
Diameter: 2.20 centimetres (socket exterior)
Diameter: 1.80 centimetres (socket interior)
Length: 5.20 centimetres (of socket)
Length: 9.50 centimetres
Weight: 94.50 grammes
Thickness: 4.50 centimetres (at the horns)
- Curator's comments
- Previously published as WAA [Western Asiatic Antiquities] Slide no. 55.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1995 17 Nov- 2005 14 Dec - BM, G52/IRAN/16/21.
1994 - BM, G49/IRAN/16.
1975 Jul-ca 1990 - BM, Iranian Room [IR], case 3, no. 24.
Iranian Room [IR], case 1/C.
- Whetstone missing.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collection deposited 29 July and 31 July 1930; reported to Trustees 1 October 1931 but registered with earlier date.
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number