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Blade

Rectangular; one end rounded, one end broken; yellow-brown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from on top of Mastaba G 7350, in 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: 3.9 x 1.2 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1847

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers