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Blade

Period:
Predynastic–Old Kingdom
Date:
ca. 3850–2100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, MMA excavations
Medium:
Flint
Dimensions:
l. 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in); w. 2.5 cm (1 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.105.44c
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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