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Broken blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7100

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 4.1 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1571

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Fragment of a shattered blade

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Steet. 7100. 1925: 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