Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N. of subsidiary pyramid G-1B/Eastern cemetery

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 4.8 cm (3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2551

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Flint blade, both edges retouched.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, N of pryamid 1b. 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