Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 5.5 x 0.9 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2311

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular fragment of sickle blade. Retouched four sides. Taupe.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 . 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