Knife card

Knife

56.20.23

Currently not on display

Information

Cresent shaped pressure flaked knife. Cracked across the tip and mended. Marked in pencil and overwritten in ink: "NAGADA P". 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.