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Model of a shovel

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An incomplete bronze model of a shovel.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIX (Pi'ankhqewqa), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, probably Siaspiqa 487–468 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 3.3 x 2.3 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-4-1292

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits