Model flint knife

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 1 x 33.2 cm (1 3/16 x 3/8 x 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3816

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model knife with handle, markings of flint indicated by black color; broken into four fragments.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 744 [M/744]. No tomb card to check.
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