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Ripple-flaked knife

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Beautifully flaked and finely toothed.

Provenance

Said to be from Naqada. 1903: purchased for the MFA at Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £10. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Dimensions

Width x length: 5 x 21.5 cm (1 15/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1390

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers