Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from on top of Mastaba G.7450, for debris

Dimensions

Other: 8.6 x 3.2 x 1.5 cm (3 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1813.1

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular; one end broken, one end rounded; yellow-brown; “a” written in pencil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from on top of Mastaba G 7450, for radim. 1927: 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