Ax blade

Nubian
Late Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Length: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.768

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Iron. Edge partly decayed.

Provenance

From Meroe: W. G. March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition