Razor card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum


Currently not on display


Bronze razor with flat slender shaft and asymetrical head shaped to form an outward curving cutting edge. Tip of the head is missing. CONDITION NOTE (1998): corroded, some fresh corrosion? Record card entry: "Bronze knife, .16 by .014 m. Point broken". Accession register entry 16 November 1906, no. 332 “Bronze instruments: two pair and part of a pair of tweezers, one broken; razor, two knives; one chisel?, and piece of plating with punctured design. Esna XVIII Dynasty”. 1906 annual report p. 53 "bronze instruments (332)".