Bronze knife, Egypt, 600-200 BCE

Made:
600-200 BCE in Egypt and Ancient Egypt
maker:
Unknown

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Group shot of 5 Knives, bronze, with hooked blade, used for cutting attachments of internal organs in evisceration
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Knife, bronze, hooked end, probably used for cutting attachments of internal organs in evisceration prior to embalming, Egyptian, 600-201BC

Knife, bronze, with hooked blade, believed to have been used for cutting attachments of internal organs in evisceration prior to embalming, Egyptian, 600-200BC

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Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A634906
type:
knife
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment

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