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Sickle blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I Angle of S and W Wall

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 x 3.2 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1944

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular, both ends broken, very finely denticulated on one edge Gray.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I Angle of S and W Wall. 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