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Mortise chisel

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Chisel. Round shaft with cutting end. In 2 pieces. Housed with 12-12-140.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2381 Z. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkare Pepy, 2288–2194 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x diameter: 12.2 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (4 13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-139

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking