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Sickle blade

Broken brown-black rectilinear blade, backed on one edge, finely denticulated on other. Roughly pointed.

Provenance

From Giza, I 375. 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: 1.5 x 4 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1809

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers