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Axe head

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 415

Dimensions

13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-109

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragments of axe head; Semi-circular edge, pointed ends

Provenance

From Beg. West 415. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition