Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 x 7.6 x 0.5 cm (7/16 x 3 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1952

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Brown-gray, rectangular blade, one end pointed. Found in box with MVT material.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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