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Celt

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Room Y (3)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 4.3 x 2 cm (1 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4048

Medium or Technique

Black granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

This is a small, worn hand-axe that is composed of black granite with white inclusions.

Provenance

From Kerma, Room Y (3). 1913: 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