Axe head

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S247 CCXLVII

Dimensions

Other: 6 x 11 x 3.9 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2225

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Axe head, smooth surface, multiple chips on working axe edge – some small and one large. Color– brown/black with ink spot (?)

Provenance

From Semna, S247 CCXLVII. 1924: 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