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Roughly rectangular caramel colored flint blade; ends rounded; some cortex.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.1830
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 377)
  • Material
    Flint
  • Dimensions
    Other: 6.7 x 1.8 x 0.6 cm (2 5/8 x 11/16 x 1/4 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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