Bronze knife blade

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 11.1 cm (1/2 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4500

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Knives, blades, scrapers

Long, thin bronze blade; somewhat incrusted.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C.Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way