Axe head

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 2.3 cm (3 9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1022

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Granite, blunt edge. Typical wedge shape. Well formed, in good condition

Provenance

From Hierakonpolis. 1898: Excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account, given to the MFA by the Egyptian Research Account.
(Accession date: November 1, 1898).

**Sticker on object says SW 11 B, which might be part of its provenance.**

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription