Knife

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple

Dimensions

Other: 4.5 x 11.9 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 4 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1798

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Brown-yellow, broken knife.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple. Found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza : 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