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Knife fragment

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Tip of broad-bladed knife. Bifacially retouched. Brown-yellow. Very tip broken off.

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: 9.1 x 5 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1855

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers