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Model axe blades

Models. Bronze. Model axe blade. Two model chisels and an uncertain fragment.


From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 8 A, Chamber Y. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, April 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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