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Sickle blade or knife

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, B361

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 x 7.5 x 0.4 cm (7/16 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1943

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Long and narrow blade, rounded at one end, cortex along one side, brown,

Provenance

From Giza Found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple, B361. 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