Model adze

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, mid or late Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7560 B

Dimensions

a: 1.3 x 8.4 x 0.4 cm (1/2 x 3 5/16 x 3/16 in.) b: 0.8 x 8.2 x 0.5 cm (5/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-12-33a-b

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

2 adzes, both broken, 33b is in two pieces

Provenance

From Giza, G 7560B. 1936: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition