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Axe shaft

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Length = 72.5 cm

Accession Number

13.5580

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Round handle with three groves for inserting axe blade; one with copper stains. Around each groove are the marks of the cords which bound the axe heads to the handle.

Provenance

From Egypt. Sheikh Farag S.F.178

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition