Ax

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Terrace debris

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.849

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Axe. Bronze axe head. Edge nicked. Patinated incised mark on one side.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Terrace Debris. March, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition