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Rectangular razors

Four rectangular razors, each one is missing a small portion at one of the corners. One razor has 27-2-462m (drill bit) adhering to it.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin. 1927: 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, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27-2-462g

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical