Foundation deposit-model axe

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown king
362–342 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid I

Dimensions

3.9 x 4.4 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.2947

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

F.D. SW #16. Model axe blade

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Pryamid I. 1919: 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