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Blade

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Large blade, one end pointed, one end rounded, tan.

Provenance

From Semna W, XXVIII. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna W, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 x 9.9 x 0.7 cm (3/4 x 3 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1906

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers