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Blade fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of pit G 5020 B

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm (9/16 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1101

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular tan blade, one end broken, other end comes to oblique point.

Provenance

From Giza, debris of pit G5020B. 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