Knife

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 6.9cm (9/16 x 2 11/16in.)

Accession Number

11.1122

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Bronze; corroded; bent on end.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 1 [M/1/1]. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition