Blade

Egyptian


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

Dimensions

Other: 6.8 x 3 x 1 cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1813.2

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 roughly pointed; bifacially retouched; yellow-brown; “b” written in pencil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from on top of Mastaba G 7450, in 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