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Knife blade fragment

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 34/X

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .069 Length:

Accession Number

11.3066

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Broad knife blade fragment of crudely worked tan flint. Teeth are widely spaced. “Z/34/X” written in pencil.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 34. 19 : Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition