Model chisel

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Irike–Amanote
431–405 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 1cm (3 1/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

17-4-837

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Bronze model chisel.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 12 (Irike-Amanote), 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