Scraper

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura to Shepseskaf
2532–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Rm I-329

Dimensions

L x W x D: 9 x 5.5 x 1.4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.788

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Dark brown; leaf-shaped. MVT I 329 in ink.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Rm. I-329. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition