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Sickle (?) blade

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Light tan translucent flint; both edges abraded. Roughly rectangular, one end rounded.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. Street G 7500, G 7530-7540, G 7530, G 7650. 1928: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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

Accession Number

28.1404

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers