<em>Curved Knife</em>, ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E., or earlier. Flint, 3 3/16 x 3/8 x 7 3/16 in. (8.1 x 1 x 18.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.82E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.82E_NegA_SL4.jpg)

Curved Knife

Medium: Flint

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E., or earlier

Dimensions: 3 3/16 x 3/8 x 7 3/16 in. (8.1 x 1 x 18.2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.82E

Image: 37.82E_NegA_SL4.jpg,unedited master file

Catalogue Description:
Flint knife which is lenticular in section. The tip of the blade is rounded and the cutting edge is curved convexly. The handle is one with the blade. Its bottom edge is vaguely crescent shaped. The upper part of the knife is smooth and does not have the chipped surface of the lower half. Condition: Incrusted dirt in spots; otherwise good.

Brooklyn Museum