Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 0.3 cm (3 7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3450

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Dark brown flint. One edge abraded from use, bottom end broken off, marked.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 2383. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition