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Hammer

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, On top of mastaba G 7789

Dimensions

Other: 16 x 6.5 cm (6 5/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1420

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Oval Stone with circular depression toward end of one surface, Granite hammer.

Provenance

From Giza, on top of mastaba G 7789. 1928: 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