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Sickle (?) blade

Sandy tan flint. Roughly rectangular blade, probably pointed. Tip broken off. Incorrectly marked on object as 27-2-1250a.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. G 7330-7340. 1927: 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, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.2019.1

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers