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Flake

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 371, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Other: 4.8 x 5.1 x 0.5 cm (1 7/8 x 2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1815

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Roughly triangular flake. Carmel color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, I 371, found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple. 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