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Blade

Yellow-brown roughly rectangular complete blade with one rounded end; other end comes to a blunt point.

Provenance

From Giza, debris of pit G2130A itself. 1932: 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: 2.4 x 7.9 x 0.6 cm (15/16 x 3 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

32-12-4

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers