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Flint tool manufacturing debitage

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 16

Accession Number

11.34968.1-6

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

6 debitage flakes of light brown stone.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 16. (Mesa'eed): object numbers on tomb cards: [M/16/14, M/16/15, M/16/16, M/16/17, M/16/18, M/16/19]. 1910: 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