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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Hard debris between G 5210 and G 5220

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 10.2 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1748

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Dark flint. Backed blade with pointed ends..

Provenance

From Giza, hard debris between G5210 and G5220. 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