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Fragment of knife with saw edge

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Giza Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.5 x 1.5 cm (1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-2-462n

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Fragment of the rounded end of a knife with a saw edge.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, 7143B pit, at head end of coffin. 1927: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition