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Blade from a model tool (?)

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Triangular section, pointed, irregular. Slightly translucent color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir-el Bersha. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Deir-el-Bersha, May 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1783 B.C.

Dimensions

3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1116

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers