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Two pieces of handle

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 148, x

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.0 x 5.0 cm (1 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1419

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Curved wood, decayed, traces of oxidized copper or bronze.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN 148, x. 1916: 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