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Knife

Knife. Site: E-W street, inside South door, West side.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, cross street: E-W street, inside south door, west side; excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x Width x Depth: 26.2 x 4.2 x 0.9 cm (10 5/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2222

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers