Chisel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Length x width: 13.5 x 16.5 cm (5 5/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.785

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Light green incrustation; spots of bronze disease; also incrustation of dirt.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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