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Knife fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Other: 6.2 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1850

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular flint blade; both ends broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, I 367, Menkaura Valley Temple. 19??: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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