Knife

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 80, Grave 23

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (2 5/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

80/23/4

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This blade is worked on both edges. It is composed of light brown-tan colored flint.

Provenance

From Mediq. (ASN80/23/4).1908.Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia