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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 4620 A

Dimensions

1.1 x 8.2 x 0.4 cm (7/16 x 3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1451.2

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular blade in two pieces, rounded ends, yellow brown. Found as part of a group, 14-3-19a-g.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, 4620A. 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