Flint blade or flake

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Debris in front of tomb 1

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.5 x 4 cm (1 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-511

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Flint blade or flake.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, debris in front of Tomb 1. 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