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Stone core

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Red granite core made by a tubular drill. Saw cut across top.

Provenance

From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 5.6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5078

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects