Hand axe

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Cemetery 148, Grave 43

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 2.1 x 7.5 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

148/43/1

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Hand axe wih chipped sharpened and blunt ends. The surface is smooth and the stone is dark gray.

Provenance

From south of Egeba (ASN148/43/1). 1911. 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