Fragment of a flint knife



Accession Number
AR50/2865
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Domestic equipment and utensils, Knife/blade
Periods
Old Kingdom to Middle Kingdom
Material
Stone/minerals (Flint)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Measurements
Length: 76mm | Width: 44mm | Depth: 13mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

An ovate bifacial flint tool which appears to be a fragment of a knife with the remains of the cortex on one side. This is probably dating from the Old to Middle Kingdom in date, and is an unstratified find from Armant.

Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Egypt Exploration Society

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 28 Oct 2021

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