Hammer stone fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2200 C, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 22.2 x 11 x thickness of hand grip area 8.5 cm (8 3/4 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1064

Medium or Technique

Black Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Fragment of hammer stone.

Provenance

From Giza, pit G 2200 C, debris of pit itself. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition