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pressure-flaked flint knife blade

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Title pressure-flaked flint knife blade
Collection Artworld: Oriental Museum
Date 3500 - 3100 BCE
Description Light brown pressure-flaked flint knife blade. One face of the knife blade is heavily worked and the underside is completely smooth except for being worked only along the edge to form a sharp, finely denticulated convex knife edge.
Cultural Context Egyptian
Id Number Former Accession Mac G1141
Location Creation Site Misr
Location Current Repository The Oriental Museum
Subject implements and utensils, domestic equipment and utensils, knife, technology, tool
Measurements 6.1 x 14.3 x 0.8 cm
Rights Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner OM
Style Period Prehistoric Period, Chalcolithic Period, Naqada II
Work Type knife



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