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Dark brown flint. One edge abraded from use, bottom end broken off, marked.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 2383. 1913: 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 0.3 cm (3 7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3450

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers