Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
Width x length x thickness: 4.5 x 27.5 x 0.1 cm (1 3/4 x 10 13/16 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This broad knife blade of light beige-colored flint has one straight edge and one rounded edge. It exhibits bifacial working.
Said to be from Basilea. 1903: Purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £2. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund