Mortise chisel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkare Pepy
2288–2194 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb 2381 Z

Dimensions

Length x width x diameter: 12.2 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (4 13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3426

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Chisel. Round shaft with cutting end.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2381 Z. 1913: 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