Knife fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 402, found in box with flints from MVT

Dimensions

Other: 9.1 x 5 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1855

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tip of broad-bladed knife. Bifacially retouched. Brown-yellow. Very tip broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, I 402, found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple. 19: 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

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition