Flake

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4240

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 6.7 cm (1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5663

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Tan flint, possible abraded side. Roughly triangular with off-center point. 4240 & 95 in pencil.

Provenance

From Giza, G4240. 1913: 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