Ax blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Hu/Denderah

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 7.2 cm (4 15/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.822

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze, much corroded; rather thin blade with piece of linen adhering to one side.

Provenance

From between Hiw (Diospolis Parva) and Dendara. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription