Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tell I, Trench 2, Rm. A, 30 above alluvial stratum
Overall: 9.9 x 7 x 1.5 cm (3 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This axe-head has one side grooved to receive the handle and two holes for binding. The marble is cream-colored.
From Kerma, Tell I , Trench 2, Room A, about 30 cm. above alluvial stratum. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition