Bronze model of an axe

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 52, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 0.2cm (13/16 x 1/16in.)

Accession Number

18-1-206

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Bronze model of an axe.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 52, 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