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Oval flint knife.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_6445
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X
  • Material
    Flint/Chert
  • Dimensions
    1.3 x 3.4 x 9.4 cm; 33 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_52429
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_1/10125
  • Hetepheres findspot number
    HH_1088
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1925. A large portion of Special Register section 7 (volumes 13-16) was originally misnumbered, with the object numbers following in sequence from section 1 volume 4; these numbers have thus been given EMC_SR_1 prefixes, despite being recorded in section 7.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_52429; EMC_SR_1.10125; HH_1088; RELATED OBJECT: MFAB_Vol.19.p.530

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  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.