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Blade

Medium blade. Roughly rectangular with one end rounded, and other pointed. Worked all around. Black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7560b. 1936: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 9.5 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 3 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-12-7

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers