Sharpener for copper tools
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Other: 9.3 x 4.4 x 10 cm (3 11/16 x 1 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Piece of quartzite sandstone, almost triangular, used for sharpening copper tools. Has copper stains and shows wear.
From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition