Axe

1973.2.292

On display

Red breccia axe-head. Compare with a similar breccia axe in the British Museum E32092 dated to the Predynastic Period (Naqada II). One one side is a large Sotheby's auction house sticker from the Rev. William MacGregor sale. On the other side is a small rectangular sticker with red printed number "3565" which was MacGregor's own collection number.