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Drill fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 2.6 x 0.2 cm (1/8 x 1 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-2-462m

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Drill fragment. This is adhering to 27-2-462g and visible in the HU-MFA photograph.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin. 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