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Amenemhat'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 Amenemhat (V), inside coffin, by head, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
L. 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.); W. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Greatest thickness 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.30
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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