Scribal knife

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb D 77

Dimensions

Height x width: 22 x 2 cm (8 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7325

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Bronze, thin and corroded; end curved into a handle.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 77. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription