Chisel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II, debris north of chapel

Dimensions

Length: 13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-143

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Modern(?) tool from the debris north of the chapel of pyramid II.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid II, debris north of chapel. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition