Axe

Nubian
Kerma


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Length x Width: 12.5 x 9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4042

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Stone (white marble); one edge grooved to receive handles; pierced with two holes for binding.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: From Kerma. Su / 74

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition