Handaxe card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Ovate bifacial handaxe, opaque warm brown patina, patch of thick light brown crust on one long edge, forming butt. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Surface dirt, fresh chip, label adhered to surface, small crack. 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.