Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, or much earlier
2 1/2 × 3/8 × 6 15/16 in. (6.4 × 1 × 17.7 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Bifacially worked flint knife. The knife is lenticular in section with rounded tip, and convexly curved cutting edge. The handle is roughly crescent- shaped (the lower edge).
Condition: Encrusted dirt; otherwise good.
This item is not on view
Curved Knife, ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E. Flint, 2 1/2 × 3/8 × 6 15/16 in. (6.4 × 1 × 17.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.83E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.83E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
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