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Broad-bladed knife with missing piece at one end. Roughly rectangular with worked edges on one side and flat on other side.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 19: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 11 x 4.9 x 0.6 cm (4 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1956

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers