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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris E of G 2370

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm (3/4 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1119

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular brown blade, rounded on one end, other end comes to jagged point, cortex along one side.

Provenance

From Giza, debris E of G2370. 1933: 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