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Flint blade

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 100-sub. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.4 x 2.4 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-286b

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers