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Slender Dark Brown Flint with Two Worked Edges

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Excavated: Tell el-Amarna, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1352-1332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY late Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 × 1/2 × 1/4 in. (8.3 × 1.3 × 0.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 25.886.15
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Slender Dark Brown Flint with Two Worked Edges, ca. 1352-1332 B.C.E. Flint, 3 1/4 × 1/2 × 1/4 in. (8.3 × 1.3 × 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 25.886.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.25.886.15_view01.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.25.886.15_view01.jpg., 2018
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Slender dark brown flint with two worked edges, probably used as knife. Flat surface, slightly concave. Back ridged. Condition: Intact.
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