Blade

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 3.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17/8/Rb

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This is the tip of a flint blade.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/8/Rb). 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