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Sickle (?) blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In st. G 7500 E. of mast.G 7530 (gar.) G 7650

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.7 x 2.2 x 0.4 cm (1 7/8 x 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1445

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Quite translucent tan flint. Rectangular, one end rounded. Other end porbably broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in street 7500 E. of mastaba G 7530 (gar.) G 7650. 1928: 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