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Light brown; fine condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, room I-332. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura to Shepseskaf, 2532–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 4 x 0.5cm (7 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

11.780

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers