Model of an axe

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amanastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 50, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 3.2 x 0.1cm (7/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/16in.)

Accession Number

18-1-15

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

A small corroded model of the head of an axe; from a foundation deposit.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 50 (A Queen), northwest foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition