Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5411, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 6.1 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 2 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1749

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Fragment of a rectangular flint blade., broken at both ends. Yellow brown.

Provenance

From Giza, G5411, debris. 1914: 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