Knife

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein, Cemetery 74, Grave 220

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 3.3 x 0.7 cm (5 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

74/220

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This worn flint blade has one curved edge and one straight.

Provenance

From Gedekol (ASN74/220). 1908. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia