Fragments of a long lance or knife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4510 A, Chamber debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 12.8 x 1.6 cm (5 1/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-12-38

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Four fragments of the knife or lance.

Provenance

From Giza, G4510A, Chamber debris. 1915: 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