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Model axe from a foundation deposit

Packed with 17-4-1298 and 17-4-1287 and mistakenly identified as 17-4-1290.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIX (Pi'ankhqewqa), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: 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, Napatan Period, probably 487–468 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-4-1262

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits