Model hoe

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani
463–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXII, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Lengths: 4 and 3.2 cm (1 9/16 and 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1364

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Bronze model hoe with a thin, curved handle. In two fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXII (Akhrasen), northwest 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