Chisel

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Gebel Barkal

Dimensions

Length: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.3101

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze. Heavy stone-chisel.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal. March, 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition