Sickle (?) blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500, G 7530-7540, G 7530, G 7650

Accession Number

28.1404

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Light tan translucent flint; both edges abraded. Roughly rectangular, one end rounded.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. Street G 7500, G 7530-7540, G 7530, G 7650. 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