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Knife fragment ?

Roughly rectangular fragment. Extensive retouch on top and bottom. Edges all show breaks. Carmel.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sub 367, found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 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: 3.5 x 3.2 x 0.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1852

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers