Scraper or blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St G 7500, G 7550, Lepsius 58, G 7660,Lepsius 59

Dimensions

6.6 x 0.5 cm (2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1495

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan flint with light tan streaks; both edges abraded. Rectangular.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. Street G 7500, G 7550, Lepsius 58, G 7660, Lepsius 59. 1928: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition