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Sickle blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 375

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 4 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1809

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Broken brown-black rectilinear blade, backed on one edge, finely denticulated on other.
Roughly pointed.

Provenance

From Giza, I 375. 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