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Bronze knife

Fragments of a bronze knife?

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7132A, pit. 1924 : 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 4.7 x 0.2 cm (3/8 x 1 7/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2989

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Swords, Daggers, Knives