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Flint blade

Fine-grained; rectangular yellow-brown flint; one edge worked or abraded; both ends broken and missing. From Mesa'eed. M/190/10 in ink over pencil.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 190, no. 10. [M/190/10]. 1910: 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, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Accession Number

11.246

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers