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Blade

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tarkhan?

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 0.4 cm (2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2826

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan flint; rectangular blade with rounded ends, slight retouch along one side. Card says from Tarkan?

Provenance

From Tarkhan? excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt; assigned to the British School of Archaeology in Egypt by the government of Egypt; gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt to MFA, Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt