Knife with handle

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2383, NE corner of court

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 17.2 x 0.5 cm (1 15/16 x 6 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3451

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Large knife with handle, brown, bifacially retouched. Found in box with materials materials from Menkaura Valley Temple.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 2383. 1913: 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