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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of pit G 2130 A

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 6.5 x 0.7 cm (1 x 2 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

32-12-5

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular blade, all sides worked. One short end blunt, other end broken. Caramel with black spot.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of pit G2130A. 1932: 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