Knife with handle

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2194 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2383

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 16 x 5 x 0.6 cm (6 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3454

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rough.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2383. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition