Half of a hammer of blue-black igneous rock, split vertically during use; shallow depression in finished surface 4 cm wide for binding with cord or to hide the handle. Broken side rough. Color -- dark gray with some reddish-brown flecks.
From Giza, Pit G4340A, shaft debris. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition