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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7560 B

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 9.5 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 3 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-12-7

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Medium blade. Roughly rectangular with one end rounded, and other pointed. Worked all around. Black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7560b. 1936: 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