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Flint knife blade

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Finely worked, fine saw tooth edge; perfect condition. From Mesa'eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 47, no. 19. [M/47/19]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Object Place for Label

Dimensions

Length: 20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.258

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers