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Sickle (?) blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris E of area G 7812

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 4.3 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 1 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1874

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Small roughly rectangular fragment of yellow-brown flint, with both ends broken and worked edges.

Provenance

From Giza, debris E of area G 7812. 1931: 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