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Plumb bob

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A cone-shaped plumb bob; a small hole present for passing string through it for suspension.

Provenance

From Giza, G4340A, Chamber floor. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2467 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9.9 x 7.3 cm (3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5587

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment