Knife tip fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 0.7 x 5.4 cm (2 15/16 x 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.777

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan flint  Large piece of a knife tip.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition