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Roughly rectangular scraper with two rounded ends. Intact. Carmel color.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G4340A debris in shaft. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2.5 x 10.1 x 1.1 cm (1 x 4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5585

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household