Knife with handle
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Length x Width x thickness: 5 x 17.5 x 1 cm (1 15/16 x 6 7/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This knife of light, brown-gray flint is bifacially retouched. It has been fashioned with a short handle. One edge is slightly curved.
Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1904: Purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group ( 04.1855-04.1859) for £1. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1904)
Emily Esther Sears Fund