Blade

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 35

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 5.4 x 0.7 cm (1 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17/35b

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This is a fragment of the center portion of a flint blade. Both edges are serrated.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/35b). 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