Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7102 pit

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 7.8 cm (1 15/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1768

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Knife edge of light tan flint, marked 7102.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7102 pit. 1925: 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