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Scraper

Long scraper, three sides worked. One long side has cortex along it. Mottled, cream and caramel.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G5080. 1933: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 3.2 x 12.8 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 5 1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1060

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers