Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Baki's Razor-Knife

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Burial of Baki (III), in coffin, bundle by feet, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
L. 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.); W. 1.8 cm (11/16 in.); Greatest th. 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.65
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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