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Carved handle of a ceremonial knife

Period: Predynastic, Late Naqada III
Date: ca. 3200 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Possibly Qau
Medium: Ivory
Dimensions: L. 10.7 (4 3/16 in); h. 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in); th. 4 x h. 5.4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.1281

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