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Scraper (?)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 6.3 x 0.6 cm (1 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1643

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular, square ends; smooth on one side, bevelled on other. Strong tan color, notched on one end. Marked (155) on back.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription