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Model ax

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Model bronze ax.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIII (Harsiyotef), northeast foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef, 404–369 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8cm (2 11/16in.)

Accession Number

17-4-858

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits