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Knife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2383 NE Quarter

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 5 x 0.5 cm (4 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-32a

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Smoky brown flint; tip and part of handle missing; bifacially retouched.

Provenance

From Giza. G2383 NE Quarter. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition