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Sickle blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1681 D Pit

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 6.4 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

32-4-38

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Slender yellow-brown blade with denticulated edge and both ends broken.

Provenance

From Giza, G1681 D Pit. 1932: 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