Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 386, found in box with flints from MVT

Dimensions

Other: 9.1 x 1 x 0.4 cm (3 9/16 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1831

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Long, thin blade. One end pointed, edges worked along point. Other end has dull point. Carmel.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, I 386, 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