Flint fragment of fish tail knife
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 40/2
Overall: 2.2 x 4.1 x 0.6 cm (7/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Green-gray; pressure flaked teeth; fine-grained; finely worked edge. U shaped fork. Bifacially retouched. Fragment of 11.249. M/40/2 in ink.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 40, no. 2. [M/40/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Fragment of 11.249.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition