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Brown, veined with light brown; good condition. Rectangular with straight ends. "505" written in pencil. From Zawiyet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, 505. 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, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet-el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 0.7 cm (2 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2527

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers