Blade

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 58

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 0.8 x 0.2 cm (1 5/16 x 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17/58

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This is a small curved flint blade.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/58). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia