Knife fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, found in box with flints from Menkaura VT

Dimensions

Other: 12 x 3.7 x 0.5 cm (4 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1953

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Blade section of a broad-bladed knife. Bifacially retouched. Brown.

Provenance

From Giza, 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