Knife

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In St. G 7400 E of Mastaba G 7450; W of G 7530

Dimensions

Other: 11.4 x 2.5 x 0.8 cm (4 1/2 x 1 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1910

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular with pointed ends; one side denticulated; dark gray-brown; bifacially retouched.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, from Street G 7400 east of Mastaba G 7450; west of G 7530, in radim. 1927: 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