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The excavator interpreted this length of hard wood as a mason's trowel, probably used for laying bricks. It is lightly spatulate at one end and was found encrusted with mud and straw.

Credit: Rogers Fund, 1927...

c. 2124-1504 B.C.
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2020

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