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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 7111 D

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 8.8 cm (3/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2049

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Large, abraded blade in tan flint, marked “711D”

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit 7111D. 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