Ripple-flaked flint knife

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 4

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.7 x 24.1 cm (1 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.234

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Fine example; good preservation. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 4, no. 1. [M/4/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition