Knife with handle

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, 22VIII?

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 0.9 cm (4 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.711

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Tan flint; Stone ledger marked 22 VIII in pencil: bifacially worked, one side abraded.

Provenance

From Abydos, 22 (VIII). 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription