Napatan Period, reign of Amtalqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 9, stairs
Height x width of blade x diameter of haft x thickness: 8 x 6.6 x 4.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
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Adze-head with the blade bent into a curve.
From Nuri, pyramid 9 (Amtalqa), stairs. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition