Model of a shovel

Nubian
Napatan Period
probably Siaspiqa 487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIX, northwest foundation deposit

Dimensions

Length x width: 3.3 x 2.3 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1292

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

An incomplete bronze model of a shovel.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIX (Pi'ankhqewqa), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: 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