Fragment of broad-bladed knife
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G.M.T. / C2 / 3?
Overall: 17.3 x 1 cm (6 13/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fine-grained; dark-colored; light tan flint; broad- bladed knife with part of handle broken; bifacial retouch; cortex on one side. Illegible writing in ink. From Menkaura Pyramid at Giza.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, G.M.T. / C2 / 3? Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition