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Blade

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Brown rectangular blade with one rounded end and one rounded point.

Provenance

From Giza, street between G4813 and G4920. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–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, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 11.6 x 1.1 cm (1 5/16 x 4 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-67

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers