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Hand axe

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Hand axe wih chipped sharpened and blunt ends. The surface is smooth and the stone is dark gray.

Provenance

From south of Egeba (ASN148/43/1). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 2.1 x 7.5 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

148/43/1

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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