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Rhombodial flint knife

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada l–Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3900–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Flint
Dimensions:
L: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.228.106
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Purchased in Egypt from Mohammed Mohassib, 1907.

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