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Sickle (?) blade

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of area G 7813

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 x 6.8 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 2 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1849

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly rectangular fragment with pointed top; bottom end broken off. Retouched edges. Brown.

Provenance

From Giza, debris of area G 7813. 1931: 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