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Ax

Period:
New Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb 47, Burial 31, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1912
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy, wood, gold leaf
Dimensions:
l. 35 cm (13 3/4 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.839
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter, 1912; acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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