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Scraper

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 0.3 cm (3 5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3453

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan Flint, marked ‘12-12-26’ and ‘G2383’ and ‘6(?) of 6(?)’ The final number 6 seems to be written over a 7.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 2383. 1913: 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