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Whet stone

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500 E of G 7550 W of G 7660 in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 6.2 x 1.9 cm (2 3/16 x 2 7/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1499

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Sharpening stone (used for sharpening knives); black, stained and smooth on one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500 East of G 7550 West of G 7660 in radim. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition