User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Blade

Roughly rectangular; one end broken, one end rounded; yellow-brown; "c" written in pencil.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from on top of Mastaba G.7450, for radim. 1927: 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: 6.3 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (2 1/2 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1813.3

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers