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Knife (?)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of G 2356 A

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 6.1 x 1 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1109

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Fragment of knife with very sharp edges on three sides. One edge finely rounded and smooth. Dark-brown, translucent.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of G2356A. 1933 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition