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Ax blade

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Bronze, much corroded; rather thin blade with piece of linen adhering to one side.

Provenance

From between Hiw (Diospolis Parva) and Dendara. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Hu/Denderah, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 7.2 cm (4 15/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.822

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment