Model tools

Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.

Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 518


a) Length: 4.2 b) Length:13.2 and 14.0 c) Length: 5.9 to 7.2 d.L 5.5 to 7.9 e. L 7.0 and 7.3

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World


Tools and equipment

Bronze model tools as follows
 A) three blades type 16-4-44a traces of wood shaft
b) 2 knoves and point of a thrid type 16-4-44b
c)2 blades and a 3rd incomplete in 2 fragments type 16-4-44c
d)4 long chisels, 1 with traces of woden handle type 16-4-44d
e)2 broad chisels 1 with traces of wooden handle type 16-4-44e


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 518. 1916; 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