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Knife - ROM2018_16363_54

ROM2018_16363_54

Knife

Medium:Bronze
Geography: Egypt
Date: c. 1985-1295 BC
Period: 12th-18th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom-New Kingdom
Dimensions:
22.9 × 3.7 × 0.2 cm
Object number: 909.80.285
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
Description This type of double-edged knife is almost peculiar to Egypt. The handle is in one piece with the knife. This form of knife could have been used in food preparation, as a razor ,and probably for other purposes.  The type was very popular in Egypt and examples have been found that had been worn down by sharpening.
Collection:
Egypt
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