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Bronze model of an axe

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Bronze model of an axe.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 52, northwest foundation deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa, 487–468 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 0.2cm (13/16 x 1/16in.)

Accession Number

18-1-206

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits