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Axe head

Fragments of axe head; Semi-circular edge, pointed ends

Provenance

From Beg. West 415. 1923: 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 90 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-109

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment