Blade (axe head?)
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Object Place: Egypt, Aswan
Length x width x thickness: 9 x 4.4 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Roughly triangular worked stone (jasper) blade, possibly an axe head; caramel color, both sides worked.
Found in digging the Aswan dam 1900–1901. Gift of Charles Greely Loring to the MFA.
(Accession date: January 1, 1901)
Gift of Charles Greely Loring