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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 382

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 0.3 x 4.7 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1805

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Yellow-brown roughly rectangular blade, straight sided, broken at both ends, with trapezoidal cross-section.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 382. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition