Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos
Length x thickness: 22.5 x 0.5 cm (8 7/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This knife is roughly fashioned of gray-white flint. Part of the handle has broken off and edges show irregular chipping.
From Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription