Section of a flint bifacial knife



Accession Number
AR50/2866
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: 49mm | Width: 47mm | Depth: 8mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This is the middle section of a bifacial knife, brownish-pink in colour. It is an unstratified find from Armant. It could date from the Old to the Middle Kingdom.

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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