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Battle axe

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Axe with one of the three binding cords still in place.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 25C. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .103 W. .074 H. axe .775 Length: .021 D. handle

Accession Number

13.3572a-b

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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