Copper adze [blade]; in fragments. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
- G 7530-7540: pit G 7530 A, debris on floor of chamber
- 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
- 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.
- MFA accession number verified
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.
Subjects: Object register page:
Subjects: Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 7530-7540, G 7788, street G 7500
Description: Old Kingdom copper objects: top row: [G 7530-7540: G 7530 A] 27-6-6 (= MFA 27.2037, adze blade); bottom row: [S of G 7788] 28-3-57 (= MFA 28.1380, fragment of mirror), [G 7530-7540: G 7530 A] 27-6-5 (= MFA 27.2036, model dish), [street G 7500 S] 28-5-77 (= MFA 28.1492, fragment of tool)
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