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Blade

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 50

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 0.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2528

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan Flint. Rectilinear blade with one rounded end, one broken end. Marked (2/50/X) in ink.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 50. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition