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Pounder

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Stone Pounder. Oval dolorite pounder with channel for hafting.

Provenance

From Giza, street G 7500, south of room G 7530a. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 17 x 8cm (7 1/16 x 6 11/16 x 3 1/8in.)

Accession Number

27.1549

Medium or Technique

Dolorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking