Scraper

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Sub 357

Dimensions

Other: 2.6 x 6.9 x 0.7 cm (1 x 2 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1814

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Small scraper, roughly rectangular with one rounded end. One edge backed. Carmel color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Sub 357, found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple. 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