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Blade

Gray brown rectangular blade with one end pointed and one end broken flat.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, street between 4620 and 4520, in debris. 1914: 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

Other: 1.2 x 5.4 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1477.2

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers