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Celt

Celt with rough surface except for extreme butt end and cutting edge.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 II 1 debris between brick walls. 1920: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 5.1 x 10 x 3.8 cm (2 x 3 15/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20-2-107

Medium or Technique

Gray stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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