Fragment of an iron knife

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Overall: 3.9 x 10.2cm (1 9/16 x 4in.)

Accession Number

86.352

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragment of an iron knife; one end missing; badly rusted and cracked.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription