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Bronze model chisel (?); butt end swollen by oxidization. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-11-181
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tools & equipment-Woodworking and stoneworking
  • Findspot
    Pit G 5232 A, deposit on floor E of [rock-cut] coffin
  • Material
    Bronze
  • Dimensions
    Length: 6.5 cm Thickness: section at middle: 2.5 mm x 1.75 mm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.1728
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 - Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/29/1914
  • Mentioned in entry
    Shiaka
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5232

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • Shiaka

    • Type Mentioned in entry
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition worker at Giza.