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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris rock tomb G 7817

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 x 6.1 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 2 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1867

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Mottled black and brown blade, roughly rectangular with pointed end and worked edge.

Provenance

From Giza, debris rock tomb G 7817. 1931: 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