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Knife

Stone knife - broken - one round side, one flat

Provenance

From Semna, fort, room S CCXIX. 1924: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 14 x 0.4 cm (1 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2191

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers