Round chisel with flat tip

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2381 Z

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 8.6 x 0.6 cm (3 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3468

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Cylindrical shaft, flattened 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