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Blade

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 1.6 cm (2 3/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.724

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular blade of brown-gray flint, broken at one end.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: January 1, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription