Blade

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 8

Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 3.4 x 0.5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17/8/Ra

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This tip of a flint blade has serrated edges.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASn 17/8/Ra). 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