Requires Photography

Sickle (?) blade

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 0.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1844

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Rectangular blade, one edge denticulated, tan.

Provenance

From Abydos (155). 1903: 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: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription