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Sickle blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from on top of Mastaba G.7450, in debris

Dimensions

Other: 6.3 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (2 1/2 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1815

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular; dark-brown; broken at both ends.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from on top of Mastaba G.7450, in radim. 1927: 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