Rectangular razors

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin

Accession Number

27-2-462g

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Four rectangular razors, each one is missing a small portion at one of the corners. One razor has 27-2-462m (drill bit) adhering to it.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin. 1927: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition