Knife

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Top of mastaba G 2358

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 9.7 x 1.2 cm (1 3/4 x 3 13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

33.1130

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Roughly crescent-shaped with one end pointed. Bit of cortex on point and on flat side. Some chips. Brown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Top of mastaba G2358. 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