Wide chisel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of NeferkaraPepy
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381 Z

Dimensions

Length x width x diameter: 13.0 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (5 1/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3428

Medium or Technique

Copper

On View

Ancient Egyptian Large Sculpture (Mycerinus) (Gallery 108)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Broad chisel with narrow cutting edge.

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 Z. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition