Chisels

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 10, room C, south

Dimensions

Lengths: 7.4, 10.2 and 10.7 cm (2 15/16 x 4 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-269

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Three chisels with fragments of 17-1-270 adhering to them.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 10 (Amani-natake-lebte), room C, south. 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