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Knife with handle

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Large knife with handle, brown, bifacially retouched. Found in box with materials materials from Menkaura Valley Temple.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 2383. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 5 x 17.2 x 0.5 cm (1 15/16 x 6 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3451

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers