Chisels

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amtalqa
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 9, room C

Dimensions

Lengths: 10.8, 10.5 and 8.8 cm (4 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.) Width: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-413

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Three chisels.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 9 (Amtalqa), room C. 1917: 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