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Model axe head

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin

Accession Number

27-2-462L

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model axe head with rounded end. There were two other pieces of metal adhering to the axe head which are not accounted for in the Object Register. They are visible in the HU-MFA photograph.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin. 1927: 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