Knife card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Knife

56.20.24

Currently not on display

Information

Flint knife, thick flafe with curved blade and blunt back. Has previously been recorded as a sickle balde. 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, pl. LXXIV, no. 82 (grave 162)