Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 4/6
Overall: 7.5 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fine-grained; tan, dark colored flint; bulbous platform; rectilinear blade with end slightly rounded. M/4 6 in ink over pencil.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 4, no. 6 [M/4/6]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition