Blade/scraper

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 505

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 0.7 cm (2 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2527

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Brown, veined with light brown; good condition. Rectangular with straight ends. “505” written in pencil.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 505. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition