Chisels

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XV, room A

Dimensions

Lengths: 11.1, 8.8, and 8.6 cm (4 3/8, 3 7/16 and 3 3/8 in.) Width: approximately 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1934

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Three chisels.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 15 (Nastasen), room A. 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