An Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Flint Knife, ca. 4500 - 3500 BCE


$650 USD


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A bifacially knapped knife with a handle, percussion flaked from a brown piece of flint. Percussion flaking was used to detach small flakes of flint from the upper surface by striking the flint with a hammerstone or other implement.

Dimensions: Length: 5 5/8 inches (14.3 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance: Leighton Wilkie private collection, with old collection number 'B-3' in black ink.