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Chisels

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amtalqa
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 9, room C

Dimensions

Lengths: 12.3, 11.2 and 11.7 cm (4 13/16 x 4 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.) Width: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-412

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Three chisels.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 9 (Amtalqa), room C. 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