Circumcision knife

Made:
1800-1920
Circumcision knife

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Circumcision knife
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Circumcision knife, consisting of flint blade and short round handle formed of resinous concretion painted red, from Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, 1800-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A96098
Materials:
quartzite and resin
type:
circumcision knife