Knife with handle

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Accession Number

28.1402

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Brown and mottled black flint knife with handle; complete. Bifacially retouched.

Provenance

From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1928: Excavated by the Harvard University Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition