Chisel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XVI, room A

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 12.7 x 4 x 0.4 cm (5 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-291

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XVI (Talakhamani), room A. 1916: 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