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Flake

Tan, roughly triangular flake.

Provenance

From Giza. G2383 NE Quarter. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12-12-32c

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products