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Roughly rectangular yellowish brown flint blade; straight sided with trapezoidal cross-section; broken at both ends.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.1805
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 382)
  • Material
    Flint
  • Dimensions
    Other: 1.4 x 0.3 x 4.7 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 1 13/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • 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; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

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