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Blade fragment

Roughly rectangular tan blade, one end broken, other end comes to oblique point.

Provenance

From Giza, debris of pit G5020B. 1933: 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: 1.5 x 4.2 x 2.2 cm (9/16 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1101

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers