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Sickle blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 x 6.9 x 0.7 cm (3/4 x 2 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1942

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Brown sickle blade, denticulated on two edges.

Provenance

From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza, Sub 388. 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