Knife

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of G 2356 A

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 8.8 x 1.4 cm (2 1/16 x 3 7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1111

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly pear-shaped knife, worked edges finely-sharpened, some worked. Light taupe.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of G2356A. 1933 : 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