Large flake

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, MVT/sub/371

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 1.3 cm (5 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.836

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Dark tan and tan flint, top abraded, possible scaper, marked ‘MVT/I/354’.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza, MVT/sub/371. 1911: 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