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Blade (sickle)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Other: 5.6 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (2 3/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1883

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular. Denticulation on one edge. Gray -white.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Sub 370 (?), 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