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: 8.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm (3 1/4 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-12-288

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Small chisel, in two pieces.

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