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Sickle blade

Brown sickle blade, denticulated on two edges.

Provenance

From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza, Sub 388. 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

Other: 1.9 x 6.9 x 0.7 cm (3/4 x 2 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1942

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers