Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, N of Pyramid 1 A

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 4.7 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 1 7/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2712

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular fragment of a blade. One long side denticulated, opposite is backed. Top is broken off. Dark brown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, N of Pyramid 1a. 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