before 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 6/9
Overall: 5.5 x 2 x 0.7 cm (2 3/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tan flint; fine-grained; not reworked; bulbous platform; rectilineaer blade with rounded ends. M/6/9 in ink.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 6, no. 9. [M/6/9]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition