Flint knife fragment
before 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 26/5b
Overall: 10.5 x 5.4 x 0.7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pinkish-brown flint; fine-grained; rough finish; broken; haft end; short margins of serration on each side; bifacially retouched. M/26/5 in ink.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 26, no. 5b. [M/26/5b]. 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