Hand Axe

Nubian
A Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dehmit, Cemetery 45, Grave 608

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 2.6 x 7.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

45/608/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Hand axe with chipped sharpened edge.

Provenance

From Demhid, Sham Nishai (Egypt). (ASN 45/608/2, 1908). Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia