Knife

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 83

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 3.9 x 0.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17/83/R

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This fragment of the center section of a flint knife is very finely serrated on both edges.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASn 17/83/R). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia