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Blade

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4812 Pit C

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 0.4 x 5 cm (9/16 x 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-33

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Worked flint, trapezoidial in cross-section. Roughly rectangular blade with one broken end and one rounded point. Yellow-brown.

Provenance

From Giza, G4812 Pit C. 1915: 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