Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street between G 4813 and G 4920

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 11.6 x 1.1 cm (1 5/16 x 4 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-67

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Brown rectangular blade with one rounded end and one rounded point.

Provenance

From Giza, street between G4813 and G4920. 1915: 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