Scraper

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5080

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 11.3 x 1.2 cm (1 5/16 x 4 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

33.1059

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Large, roughly rectangular, bifacial, oblong scraper. Both ends rounded and all sides worked. Caramel.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G5080. 1933: 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