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Tan flint, possible abraded side. Roughly triangular with off-center point. 4240 & 95 in pencil.

Provenance

From Giza, G4240. 1913: 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, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 6.7 cm (1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5663

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products