About this object

Flint agricultural tool which has been decribed as a "clod breaker", collected from the Eastern Desert by Mr Heywood Seton-Karr. Date ranges between 2nd and 3rd millenium BC.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Early Dynastic Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3100 - 2686 BC (Dynasty 1 - 2)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mr Heywood Seton-Karr, 1897
  • Collector
    W H Seton-Karr
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Wadi el Sheikh
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    208 mm x 70 mm x 55 mm
  • Note
    Henry Forbes, "On a collection of stone implements in the Mayer Museum made by Mr H. W. Seton-Karr, in mines of the ancient Egyptians discovered by him on the plateaux of the Nile Valley", Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums volume 2, nos. 3 & 5, January 1900, page 98-9, figure 37
  • Related people
    H W Seton-Karr (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

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  • Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums, Volume 2, 1900

    Publisher: Henry Young & Sons
    Date: 1900


Previous owners

  • H W Seton-Karr

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1897-07-07
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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