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Bronze axe

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Bronze axe with the handles bent up. Packed with 17-4-928.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIV (Akhratan), northeast foundation deposit. 1917: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan, 353–340 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-4-938

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits