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Fine-grained tan flint knife; crudely shaped; slight incrustation on one side.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.794
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 316 sub)
  • Material
    Flint
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 17.7 x 1.1 cm (6 15/16 x 7/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

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