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Knife

Knife with broken handle, and rounded tip, possibly used as a scraper.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7400. 1925: 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, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

0.5 x 8 cm (3/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2603

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers