Model knife

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5232 A, deposit on floor east of coffin

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 0.1 x 1.9 x 12.3 cm (1/16 x 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1723

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

The broken off tip of a model knife, bent in middle, tang bent over.

Provenance

From Giza, G5232A, deposit on floor east of coffin. 1914: 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