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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Sub 364, found in box with flints from MVT

Dimensions

Other: 5.9 x 2 x 0.5 cm (2 5/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1820

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular with one rounded end. Broken. Carmel/brown striations.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Sub 364, found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple. 19--: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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