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Celt

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, N of Tell 2 on surface

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 5.5 x 2 cm (1 11/16 x 2 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4051

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

This is a small, hand axe with a narrow, curved end, tapering to a rounded edge. The dark gray stone has small greenish inclusions. One side is very worn.

Provenance

From Kerma, N of Tell 2 on surface. 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