Handaxe card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Ovate bifacial handaxe, light creamy opaque brown, white weathered patch of original surface on the front. Paleolithic or Dynastic? CONDITION NOTE (1998): Some chips, surface dirt, label adhered to surface. Collected by W. M. F. Petrie in the al-Marashda region during the winter of 1893-4 for the Egyptian Research Account. See Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1896. Koptos. London: Bernard Quaritch.