Knife with handle
Predynastic or Early Period
2750–2649 B.C., or earlier
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, 2XV?
Other: 2 x 10 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 3 15/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Whitish flint; most likely from Abydos; marked in pencil, 2XV in Stone Ledger; bifacially retouched.
From Abydos, 2 (XV). 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription