Fragment of an iron knife blade
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana, Camp of Carian Mercenaries
Overall: 9.8 x 1.9 cm (3 7/8 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of an iron knife blade; long, narrow, thin blade, thicker on the back; round point; mended; heavily rusted.
From the camp of Carian mercenaries, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 1886: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 1, 1887.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription