Knife with handle

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, M.V.T. Corridor

Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 15.4 cm (1 5/8 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.779

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Light tan flint, bifacial retouch. Marked ‘MVT Corridor’

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza, M.V.T./Corridor. 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