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Boring core

A cylinder-shaped boring core.

Provenance

From Giza, G1158, Debris. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.9 x 3.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-1-15

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels