Knife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 0.7 cm (3 3/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2330

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Brownflint, missing handle and top part of tip

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza [street G 7000], debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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