Copper alloy flat mortise chisel. From Beni Hasan, cemetery below the Middle Kingdom rock-cut tombs: excavated by John Garstang of the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology, 1902-1904. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Pitted. Compare the shape with chisels in the Petrie Museum, UCL, nos. UC63039, UC63040, dated to the Old Kingdom; see W. M. F. Petrie, 'Tools and Weapons' (London, 1917) plate XXII, nos. 71-72. Archaeology Institute museum no. 361 "bronze chisel", deposited on loan to the Free Liverpool Public Museum 11 June 1912.