before 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 85/4
Overall: 8.5 x 2 x 0.4 cm (3 3/8 x 13/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gray with tan flint; fine-grained; rectilinear blade with irregular edge, tapering to a point. 11.236, 11.240, 11.241, 11.243 could be from same core. M/85/4 in ink.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 85, no. 4. [M/85/4]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition