Blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, Pit 7512

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 8 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2213

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular fragment of blade with rounded ends. Striated, dark gray/black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, Pit 7512. 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