Razor

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 102, Grave 438

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 2.2 x 0.4 cm (3 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

102/438

Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

This small razor has a roughly triangluar blade and long tang like handle.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN102/438/1). 1910. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia