Model adze

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan
353–340 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XIV, northeast foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-914

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Bronze model adze, partially worn at one end.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIV (Akhratan), northeast foundation deposit. 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