Predynastic Period, Naqada I–Dynasty 0
Width x length: 5.5 x 21.7 cm (2 3/16 x 8 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This roughly crescent-shaped knife of beige-colored has somewhat crudely formed bifacial retouching.
Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1903: purchased in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA as part of a group (03.1383-03.1387) for £6. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund