Blades

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 60

Dimensions

Overall (largest): 6.6 x 1.6 x 0.5 cm (2 5/8 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17/60c,d,e

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Three flint blades.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/60c,d,e). 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