Blade

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 65

Dimensions

Other: 1 x 5.2 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 2 1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-567

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 65. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition