Knife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 0.5 cm (6 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1355

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan flint. Part of handle and point broken, abraded blade, marked ‘GT 2200 Street.’

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 2200 / street. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition