Fragment of model chisel

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B

Dimensions

.55 x 2.6 cm (3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-777

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Fragment from the blade of a model chisel. Possibly RES.20.320.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 26, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition