Chisel

Nubian
Meroitic Period
315–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 462

Dimensions

0.4 x 2.05 x 6.15 cm (3/16 x 13/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-328

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragments of a chisel.

Provenance

From Beg. West 462. February 1923: 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