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Model chisel (?)

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Model chisel ? Bronze. Small end bent over into a loop. Beginning of a bevel at large end, the edge broken off and missing. Good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: 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, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

.3 x 6.6 cm (1/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1110

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment