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Model hoe

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Bronze model hoe with a thin, curved handle. In two fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXXII (Akhrasen), northwest 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 Malowiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Lengths: 4 and 3.2 cm (1 9/16 and 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1364

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits