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Sickle blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7791

Accession Number

28.1379

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan flint. Abraded on both edges. Broken, likely longer. Rectangular, one edge denticulated.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. G 7791. 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