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Roughly rectangular fragment of caramel colored flint knife (?); extensive retouch on top and bottom; edges all show breaks.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 367 sub)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Other: 3.5 x 3.2 x 0.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/16 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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