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Hammer stone fragment

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Fragment of hammer stone.


From Giza, pit G 2200 C, debris of pit itself. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 22.2 x 11 x thickness of hand grip area 8.5 cm (8 3/4 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black Granite


The Ancient World


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