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Sickle (?) blade

Quite translucent tan flint. Rectangular, one end rounded. Other end porbably broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in street 7500 E. of mastaba G 7530 (gar.) G 7650. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.7 x 2.2 x 0.4 cm (1 7/8 x 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1445

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers