Serrated knife

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 6

Dimensions

Length: 22 cm, w. 4.6 cm, d. 0.5 cm

Accession Number

11.233

Medium or Technique

Flint

Out on Loan

On display at Harvard Art Museums, November 18, 2015 – November 19, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 6 [M/6]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 2, 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition