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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4720 A

Dimensions

Other: 2.6 x 0.3 x 9.3 cm (1 x 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-3-58a

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular blade, rounded ends, brown and white mottled. Found as part of a group, 14-3-58 a-d, b missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, 4720A. 1914: 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