before 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 164/3
Overall: 3.5 x 9.7 x 1.1 cm (1 3/8 x 3 13/16 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tan flint; twisted; backed along one edge; one end rounded, other end broken. M/164/3 written in pencil.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 164, no. 3 [M/164/3]. 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