Pounder

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, street G 7500, south of room G 7530 A

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 17 x 8cm (7 1/16 x 6 11/16 x 3 1/8in.)

Accession Number

27.1549

Medium or Technique

Dolorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Stone Pounder. Oval dolorite pounder with channel for hafting.

Provenance

From Giza, street G 7500, south of room G 7530a. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition