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Knife fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Sub 364

Dimensions

L x W x Th: 8.8 x 5.7 x 1 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1813

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Broad bladed knife with handle; brown-gray with tip end broken off.

Provenance

From Giza, Sub 364, 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