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Copper alloy chisel: E.7b.1926

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Object information

Titles

Copper alloy chisel

Description

Flat chisel, used for carving stone

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 9.9 cm
Width: 0.7 cm

Relative size of this object

7 mm9.9 cm7 mm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • Abydos Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1926) by The Egypt Exploration Society

Dating

First Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period
Circa -3000 - Circa -2890

Materials used in production

Copper (alloy)

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.7b.1926
Primary reference Number: 52371
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 October 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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