Model dagger (?)

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5

Dimensions

Length of longer piece: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-213

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Two fragments of a copper blade from a model knife or dagger.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5, pit C. 1915: 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