<em>Knife</em>, ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E. Flint, 3 1/4 x 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (8.2 x 1.3 x 27.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.81E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.81E_NegA_SL4.jpg)


Medium: Flint

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (8.2 x 1.3 x 27.6 cm)


Accession Number: 37.81E

Image: 37.81E_NegA_SL4.jpg,unedited master file

Catalogue Description:
Bifacially worked flint knife which is lenticular in section. The lower, or cutting edge of the knife is crescent shaped while the upper edge is roughly flat. The handle, with curved lower edge, was formed by removing a crescent shaped piece of the stone from the lower rear part of the knife. Condition: good

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