Flint knife fragment
before 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 164/7
Overall: 6.5 x 3 x 1 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tan flint; fine-grained; one edge backed, other retouched. One end comes to a point. M/164/7 in pencil.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 164, no. 7 [M/164/7]. 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