Knife fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza?, SUB 371?

Dimensions

Other: 3.8 x 9.2 x 0.8 cm (1 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1808

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Mid-section of handled bifacially-retouched knife. Tip and end of handle missing.

Provenance

From Giza? SUB 371? Found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition