Bronze knife, Egypt, 2000-100 BCE

Made:
2000-100 BCE in Egypt
maker:
Unknown
Group shot of 5 Knives, bronze, with hooked blade, used for cutting attachments of internal organs in evisceration

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Group shot of 5 Knives, bronze, with hooked blade, used for cutting attachments of internal organs in evisceration
Science Museum Group Collection
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Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Knife, bronze, hooked blade, probably used for cutting internal attachments of internal organs in evisceration prior to embalming, Egyptian, 2000-100BC

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A634904
type:
knife
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Sotheby's