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Axe

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Stone (white marble); one edge grooved to receive handles; pierced with two holes for binding.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: From Kerma. Su / 74

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Length x Width: 12.5 x 9 cm (4 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4042

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Axes, Maces, Clubs