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Axe head

Granite axe head, smooth surface, chip on axe edge. Medium gray with reddish coloration near axe edge on one side.

Provenance

From Semna, debris of Street W391. 1928: 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 4.7 x 7.4 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1569

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Axes, Maces, Clubs