Bronze model of a hoe

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amanastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 50, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 1.1 x 0.7cm (3/4 x 7/16 x 1/4in.)

Accession Number

18-1-19

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Bronze model of a hoe.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 50 (A Queen), northwest foundation deposit. 1918: 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