Requires Photography

Flake

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4813

Dimensions

Other: 3 x 1 x 3.5 cm (1 3/16 x 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-77b

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Irregular light brown flint flake, roughly square.

Provenance

From Giza, G4813. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition