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Chisel head

Nubian
Napatan Period or 20th century A.D.(?)
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyr. 24

Dimensions

W:6.7 cm; height to handle: 9.2; height overall 14.0; handle fragment W:2.8; Tk. of axe: ca 2.8 cm

Accession Number

21.12232

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Axe head

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Pyr. 24. 1921:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition