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Blade

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Roughly rectangular fragment of blade with rounded ends. Striated, dark gray/black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7500, Pit 7512. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 8 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 3 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2213

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers