Razor card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



On display

Bronze razor knife with flat slender shaft and asymetrical head shaped to form an outward curving cutting edge. This razor is a type that was in use during the early Eighteenth Dynasty. Probably collected in Upper Egypt, near Thebes. Old label said "Razor. T[ime] of Thothmes III". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Corroded at edge, scratched.