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Knife with handle

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Brown and mottled black flint knife with handle; complete. Bifacially retouched.

Provenance

From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1928: 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

28.1402

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers