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Sickle blade?

Period:
Neolithic Period
Date:
ca. 6900–3900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Flint
Dimensions:
L. 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.2.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Formerly Rustafjaell Collection, purchased by the Museum at the Rustafjael sale (Anderson Gallery, New York), 1915.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 24.

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