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Blade (sickle)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 362, found in box with flints from MVT

Dimensions

Other: 4.9 x 1.7 x 0.4 cm (1 15/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1879

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular. Denticulated on both edges. Brown-white.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, I 362, 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