Model ax blade

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


Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 3.7 cm (1 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1670

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze, thin. Treated by Mr. Hoffmann, Feb. 1906.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1667-03.1681) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund