Rippled flint knife

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


Dimensions

Length: 13 cm, w. 4 cm, d. 0.6 cm

Accession Number

03.1388

Medium or Technique

Flint

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Provenance

Said to be from Naqada. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1388-03.1389) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund