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Adze

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One complete adze in two peices, badly corroded.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G6051, chamber debris . 1925 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x thickness x length: 1.5 x 0.9 x 4.8 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2832

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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