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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Other: 7.4 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (2 15/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1865

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular. Denticulation on both edges. Much worn. Brown-white.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, III 5(?), 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