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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7330 A

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 0.4 x 8.9 cm (9/16 x 3/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34-6-13

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Flint blade, long and thin, roughly rectangular with both ends pointed.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7330A. 1934: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition