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Ten small copper chisels (cf. 12-12-137). Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-138
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tools & equipment-Woodworking and stoneworking
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 Z, (18 – 27)
  • Material
    Copper
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_13.3427
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
    EMC_TR_20.9.16.3
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_3/2943
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFAB_13.3427, EMC_TR_20.9.16.3
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepy II
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/12/1912
  • Notes
    One of ten chisels accessioned as MFA 13.3427 (tomb sheet number 18). Seven (#19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27) in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo, EMC_TR_20.9.16.3. A large number of objects from G 2370, G 2381, and G 2385 sent to Cairo Museum and registered together with temporary number EMC_TR_20.9.16.3. Total number sent to Cairo unknown; some (not necessarily all) of the objects included in EMC_TR_20.9.16.3 have excavator's numbers: G 2381 Z 5 (= HUMFA_12-12-135, one of five); 6 (= HUMFA_12-12-136); 11, 12, 13 (= HUMFA_12-12-137, three of seven); 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27 (= HUMFA_12-12-138, seven of ten); 31, 32 (= HUMFA_12-12-139, two of five); 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44 (= HUMFA_12-12-140, six of twelve); 57 (= HUMFA_12-12-142, one of four); 60, 61, 64 (= HUMFA_12-12-148, three of five); 65 (= HUMFA_12-12-149); 66 (= HUMFA_12-12-150); 69 (= HUMFA_12-12-153); 70 (= HUMFA_12-12-155); 72, 73, 74, 76 (= HUMFA_12-12-156, four of five); 77 (= HUMFA_12-12-157). G 2381 X 1, 2, 3, 4 (= HUMFA_12-12-177); 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (= HUMFA_12-12-178); 13, 14 (= HUMFA_12-12-179, two of five); 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 (= HUMFA_12-12-180, six of seven); 22 (= HUMFA_12-12-181, one of two); 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 (= HUMFA_12-12-182); 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 (= HUMFA_12-12-183); 38, 39 (= HUMFA_12-12-184, two of three). Also HUMFA_12-12-87, HUMFA_12-12-88, HUMFA_12-12-96, HUMFA_12-12-98. Some (or possibly all? Total numbers unclear) of these are EMC_SR_3/2943.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Photos 5