Scraper

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/SuB/38 #1

Dimensions

Other: 5.9 x 5.5 cm (2 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.787

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Triangular shaped scraper; Chocolate-colored and black; rude work; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/Sub/38 #1. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition