Chisels

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid II, stairs near entrance

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 12.5 and 12.4 x 0.4 cm (4 15/16 and 4 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-1005a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Two chisels.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (tomb of Amaniastabarqa), stairs near entrance. 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