Blade of a Chisel or Axe
Bronze Age, Early or Middle Cypriote Period
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 564.
Length: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The blade is triangular and tapers at both ends. Crusty green patina. The surface has been cleaned.
By date unknown: with General Luigi Palma di Cesnola (from Cyprus); May 16, 1872: purchased by MFA from General Luigi Palma di Cesnola for
$ 1,704.39 (this figure is the total price for MFA 72.1-72.473 and 72.4871-72.4900)
Museum purchase with funds donated by subscription