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Bronze model tools as follows :A) three blades type 16-4-44a traces of wood shaft b) 2 knoves and point of a thrid type 16-4-44b c)2 blades and a 3rd incomplete in 2 fragments type 16-4-44c d)4 long chisels, 1 with traces of woden handle type 16-4-44d e)2 broad chisels 1 with traces of wooden...

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From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 518. 1916; 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, 750–250 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


a) Length: 4.2 b) Length:13.2 and 14.0 c) Length: 5.9 to 7.2 d.L 5.5 to 7.9 e. L 7.0 and 7.3

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tools & equipment