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Knife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7400

Dimensions

0.5 x 8 cm (3/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2603

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Knife with broken handle, and rounded tip, possibly used as a scraper.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7400. 1925: 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