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Copper adze [blade]; in fragments. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-6-6
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    G 7530-7540: pit G 7530 A, debris on floor of chamber
  • Material
    Copper
  • Dimensions
    Width: max: 3.3 cm; min: 1.5 cm Length: 16 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.2037
  • Date of Register Entry
    06/05/1927
  • Remarks
    Object was broken by plunderers, when green oxide was already formed, since then only red or brown oxide has formed, shows that plundering occured in relatively modern times.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • Dunham, Dows, and William Kelly Simpson. The Mastaba of Queen Mersyankh III (G 7530-7540). Giza Mastabas 1. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1974, p. 23, fig. 16b.

Photos 2