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Large blade with white vein in flint. Rectangular with off center point on one end, other end rounded.

Provenance

From Giza, G5411, debris outside in NW corner. 1914: 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: 1.4 x 8.9 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 3 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1752

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers