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Scraper

Tan Flint, marked '12-12-26' and 'G2383' and '6(?) of 6(?)' The final number 6 seems to be written over a 7.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 2383. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3453

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers