Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, possibly from Giza, Zawiyet, or Abydos

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 x 7.9 x 1 cm (3/4 x 3 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2034

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Gray-white rectangular blade with one end pointed. Roughly triangular in cross section with flattened top.

Provenance

From Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A and in G 2382 A. 1929: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition