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AN EGYPTIAN FLINT KNIFE

PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, LATE NAQADA II-III, CIRCA 3300-3000 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN FLINT KNIFE
PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, LATE NAQADA II-III, CIRCA 3300-3000 B.C.
12 in. (30.6 cm.) long
Provenance
Reverend William MacGregor (1848-1937), Bolehall Manor, Tamworth, UK.
The MacGregor Collection of Egyptian Antiquities, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, 26th June - 3rd July 1922, Lot 1146.
with Ernest Brummer (1891-1964), New York and Paris, acquired in 1940.
The Ernest Brummer Collection of Egyptian and Near Eastern Antiquities and Works of Art, Sotheby & Co, London, 1964, Lot 1.
Important Classical, Western, Asiatic and Egyptian Antiquities, Christie’s, New York, 25 January 1979, Lot 100.
Australian private collection, acquired from the above sale.
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