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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    AN EGYPTIAN FLINT KNIFE

    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, NAQADA III, CIRCA 3200-3000 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN FLINT KNIFE
    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, NAQADA III, CIRCA 3200-3000 B.C.
    The curved blade ripple-flaked on both sides, with a serrated cutting edge
    8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and thence by descent to the present owner.