Model adze head

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5232 A, deposit on floor east of coffin

Dimensions

Length: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1724

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

OR says bent near middle, now is broken. Found near square base.

Provenance

From Giza, G5232A, deposit on floor east of coffin. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition