Knife

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Aman Daud, Cemetery 92, Grave 79

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm (3 1/2 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

92/79/III

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This serrated backed blade is nearly intact, with notches cut at the base for hafting. The tip is rounded. It is composed of light tan-colored flint.

Provenance

From Nubia . 1907-1911: excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia