Knife? or pointed tool

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2360

Dimensions

16 x 1.4 cm (6 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-11-11b

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Grayish-brown flint; two very blunt edges; one end broken, other end ointed. Steeply backed on both sides. G360(?) in pencil.

Provenance

From Giza. G2360. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition