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Scraper

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7639 C, tomb chamber C IV

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 5.8 cm (3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2398

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Scraper of tan and dark brown flint. Two edges are marked 7639C.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7639 C, tomb chamber C IV. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–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