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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, [street G 7000], debris E of subsidiary pyramid

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 6.5 cm (3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-9G

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Blade of smoky flint. Chunky, crudely worked.

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