Hand Axe

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 25

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 2.5 x 10.5 cm (2 1/16 x 1 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

101/25

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Hand axe with a rough weathered surface. The sharpened edge is chipped and worn. The stone is greenish-brown.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/25 ). 1910. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia