- Giza 3D
- My Giza
One-half of hammer of blue-black igneous rock; split vertically during use, shallow groove about 4 cm wide for binding with cord or hide to handle round middle, one end covered with abrasions filled with white matter, probably limestone from being hammered against material of shaft or other part during construction of mastaba. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1
Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 473.
Subjects: Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 4340
Description: Flint, limestone, mud, and other stone objects from G 4340 A: top row: 13-10-24 (= MFA 13.5590, mud seal), 13-10-17 (= MFA 13.5584, flint), 13-10-16 (= MFA 13.5583, flint), 13-10-18 (= MFA 13.5585, flint); bottom row: 13-10-34 (= MFA 13.5597, half of hammer stone), 13-10-19 (= MFA 13.5586, limestone plummet), 13-10-20 (= MFA 13.5587, limestone plummet)
Subjects: Object register page: