Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7330 A

Dimensions

Other: 2.3 x 0.9 x 10.2 cm (7/8 x 3/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

34-6-15

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Caramel colored flint blade, long and slightly curved, with trapezoidal cross-section. Rctangular with rounded ends.

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