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Hand Axe

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This hand axe of dark gray stone has some bright orange lettering on it reading "14/100" and "M11"(?).

Provenance

Khor Ambukol. (ASN 14/100). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 3.9 x 2.5 cm (3 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14/100

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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