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Knife (?)

Period:
Neolithic Period
Date:
ca. 6900–3900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Western Desert; Kharga Oasis, Beledeh District, W and NW of Christian necropolis, surface find, MMA excavations, 1908–10
Medium:
Flint
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.10.12a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Collected by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Beledeh district, Kharga Oasis, 1908-1910. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Accessioned, 1925.

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