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Axe. Bronze axe head. Edge nicked. Patinated incised mark on one side.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, Terrace Debris. March, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.849

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment