Model axe

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


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

Dimensions

Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-916

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Bronze model axe with handle; complete, and in fairly good condition.

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