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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, N of mast. 7512

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 7.8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2417

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Knife edge of translucent tan flint, marked 7500-7512.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, N of mast. 7512. 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