Sickle blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, possibly from Giza, Zawyet, or Abydos

Dimensions

Other: 1 x 3.5 x 0.4 cm (3/8 x 1 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2032

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular blade, flat bottomed, brown, cross section is triangular with flattened top. Denticulated on both edges.

Provenance

From Giza, surface debris in front of pit G 2370 B and about G 2382 A and in G 2382 A. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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