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Sickle(?) blade

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A Room IV

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 4.2 x 0.2 cm (9/16 x 1 5/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2688

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Fragment of narrow tan flint blade with rounded end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room IV. 1929 : 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