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Boring core

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7670, debris east of Mastaba

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.7 x 6.0 x 4.7 cm (1 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.1841

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Boring core, showing marks of a double core.

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba G 7670, debris east of Mastaba. 1931: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition