Ax blade

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag

Dimensions

Width x length: 6.2 x 12 cm (2 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3725

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze; ground to an edge; three holes for binding to helve.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F.67. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition