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Axe head

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Debris of Street W391

Dimensions

Other: 4.7 x 7.4 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1569

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Axes, maces, clubs

Granite axe head, smooth surface, chip on axe edge. Medium gray with reddish coloration near axe edge on one side.

Provenance

From Semna, debris of Street W391. 1928: 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