Knife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura to Shepseskaf
2532–2500 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 4 x 0.5cm (7 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

11.780

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Light brown; fine condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, room I-332. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition