Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, street between 4620 and 4520, in debris

Dimensions

Other: 1 x 0.2 x 5.1 cm (3/8 x 1/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1477.1

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Gray brown rectangular blade with one end rounded and one end broken flat.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, street between 4620 and 4520, in debris. 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