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Flint blade

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amtalqa
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 9, room A

Dimensions

Length: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-240

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 9 (Amtalqa), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition