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Sickle blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I325

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 x 6.5 x 0.7 cm (5/8 x 2 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1811

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Irregularly shaped, comes to a point, brown-yellow.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I325 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