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This serrated backed blade is nearly intact, with notches cut at the base for hafting. The tip is rounded. It is composed of light tan-colored flint.

Provenance

From Nubia . 1907-1911: excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm (3 1/2 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

92/79/III

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers