Model adzes

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7560 B

Dimensions

a: 1.4 x 6.8 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 2 11/16 x 1/8 in.) b: 1.5 x 4 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/8 in.) c: 1.5 x 1.8 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-12-32abc

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Adze in three pieces; do not look like one object.

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