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Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7215E

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 10 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 3 15/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.1876

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular blade with rounded ends; worked all around. “7215E” in ink. Tan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7215E. 1925: 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