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Blade

Tan flint; rectangular blade with rounded ends, slight retouch along one side. Card says from Tarkan?

Provenance

From Tarkhan? excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt; assigned to the British School of Archaeology in Egypt by the government of Egypt; gift of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt to MFA, Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2, 2960–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Tarkhan?, Egypt

Accession Number

13.2826

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers