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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 6.5 cm (5/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2648

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Knife edge of dark tan flint, edges abraded from use. One end broken off.

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