User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Knife

Start collecting

Brown-yellow, broken knife.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple. Found in box with flints from Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza : 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 4.5 x 11.9 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 4 11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1798

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers