About this object

Flint flake - leaf shaped and slightly worked. Marked by the excavator in black ink: NP 23/28.

One of two flints found in the Women's Quarters (from stone box found in Room 1) in the North Palace at Tell el Amarna, Excavation number 23/N25).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten) about
  • Materials
    Flint
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1923
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 32 mm x 77 mm
  • Related people
    East Anglia Egyptian Society ( Previous owner); Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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