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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2384 in front of court in sand

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7.6 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm (3 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-38

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Sickle blade flint, edge polished or glazed by silication. Rectangular, one edge denticiulated.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G2384 in front of court in sand. 1912: 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