Model chisel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

L x W x D: 8.9 x 0.6 x 0.1 cm (3 1/2 x 1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3470

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

chisel

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition