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Adze fragment

Model adze?, 2 fragments fitting.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G603A, pit debris at botton and in chamber. 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

Overall: 1 x 3.3 x 0.2 cm (3/8 x 1 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2773

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking