Possible chisel

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 5; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

7.55 x 2.4 x 0.3 cm (3 x 15/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-166b

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Chisel (?) broken and incomplete

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 5 January 1923: 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