Chisel card

Chisel

56.21.856

Currently not on display

Information

Bronze chisel with slightly flaring cutting edge. Some whitening at bottom end. Excavated in house U36.32 in the North Suburb of Tell el-Amarna during the 1928-9 excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society. House no. U.36.34 was described by the excavator as being one of two "slightly better houses" to the north of a "complex of hovels". It was found in the central room along with a cow's horn.