Axe card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Axe

56.20.18

Currently not on display

Information

Flint ovate axe. Front worked only. One end of blade chipped. Excavated by Professor Petrie at Naqada during the winter of 1894-5 for the Egyptian Research Account; Ex Norwich Castle Museum, inv. 54.04 (donated by Flaxman Spurrell, 1904). See 'The Flint Implements of Naqada' by F. C. J. Spurrell in Petrie and Quibell, 'Naqada and Ballas' (London, 1896) pp. 55-59.