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Hand Axe

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Hand axe with chipped sharpened edge.

Provenance

From Demhid, Sham Nishai (Egypt). (ASN 45/608/2, 1908). Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 2.6 x 7.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

45/608/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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