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Flint knives. Illustration: yes

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_37079
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Knives, Blades, Scrapers
  • Findspot
    Nezlet Batran, archaic tomb 2 km. south of great pyramids
  • Material
    Flint
  • Dimensions
    22.6, 22.5, 25.8, 24.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/10734
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/10735
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/10736
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/10737
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_64750
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_64751
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_64752
  • Catalogue General number
    EMC_CG_64753
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Found 1904. JE entry for unknown number of knives. Listed in JE as corresponding to EMC_CG_64750, EMC_CG_64751, EMC_CG_64752, and EMC_CG_64753 (ie., four knives); however, CG gives no provenance for those numbers, and lists EMC_CG_64754 to EMC_CG_64762 (nine knives) as corresponding to EMC_JE_37079. For these, see records EMC_CG_64754 to EMC_CG_64762. SR lists EMC_SR_2/10734 to EMC_SR_2/10745, EMC_SR_2/10771 as = EMC_CG_64750 to EMC_CG_64762 (13 knives, all = EMC_JE_37079).
  • Remarks
    RELATED SITE(S): Nezlet Batran; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VII_Sp086LR; EMC_CG_063001-064906_253LR; EMC_CG_063001-064906_255LR

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