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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

4.9 x 1.4 cm (1 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2419

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Flint blade, one edge retouched.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza [street G 7000], debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b.
1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition