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Tan flint. Part of handle and point broken, abraded blade, marked 'GT 2200 Street.'

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 2200 / street. 1912: 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 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 0.5 cm (6 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1355

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers