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Two pieces of handle

Curved wood, decayed, traces of oxidized copper or bronze.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN 148, x. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x length: 3.0 x 5.0 cm (1 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1419

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment