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Boring stone

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7450 debris

Dimensions

L x W x Ht: 6.5 x 3.1 x 0.6 cm (2 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1822

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Red sandstone boring stone for boring vessels; figure-8 shaped.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, debris atop mastaba G 7450. 1927: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition