Tool

Nubian
Napatan Period
519–497 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb S 69

Dimensions

Length: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.872

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Chisel. Bronze, with cylindrical shank for setting in handle.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb S 69. Mar. 1921: 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