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Blade

Knife edge of translucent tan flint, marked 7500-7512.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, N of mast. 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 7.8 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2417

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers