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Roughly rectangular, broad blade. Worked all around. Marbled, brown-gray.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris G4341. 1934: 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: 3.6 x 11.2 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 4 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

34-8-3

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers