Model chisel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1674

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze, thin; surface rough. Treated by Mr. Hoffmann, Feb. 1906.

Provenance

Said to be from Abydos. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1667-03.1681) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund