Bronze model of an axehead

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma (?)
468–463 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 49, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6cm (1in.)

Accession Number

18-2-446

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Bronze model of an axehead.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 49 (Queen unknown), 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