User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Model adze fragments

Start collecting

Provenance

From Giza, G4410A, Chamber debris. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length (largest piece): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-12-52

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment