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Fragment (mid-section) of flint knife; bifacially retouched; tip and end of handle missing.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 371 (?) sub)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Other: 3.8 x 9.2 x 0.8 cm (1 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 5/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • 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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