Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2385 B
Length x width x depth: 1.7 x 0.8 x 10.3 cm (11/16 x 5/16 x 4 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This tapered borer or piercer is made of hippopotamus ivory.
From Giza, tomb G 2385 B. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition