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Flake

One caramel-colored flint flake.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 67.1913: 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, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-145.2

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments