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Knife fragment

Short center fragment of broad-bladed knife. Brown-gray.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, I 402, found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple. 19: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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

Other: 4 x 2.2 x 0.6 cm (1 9/16 x 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1851

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers