Axe-head

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, LXIX

Dimensions

Other: 2.7 x 11.2 x 9.5 cm (1 1/16 x 4 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1996

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Axe-head, white-gray granite, flanges on end

Provenance

From Semna, LXIX. 1928: 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