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Outstanding Large and Rare Egyptian Predynastic Flint Knife!
Egyptian : Pre-Dynastic Pre AD 1000: item #1374197
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Relics of the Nile
859-948-5864



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Relics of the Nile is pleased to offer this brown flint curved blade knife with chipped tail style handle. This knife was created from one large piece of flint; using localized pressure (as opposed to striking the blade with a hammerstone), a craftsman precisely removed small flakes of flint to produce the ripple-flake on both sides and serrated cutting edge. This bade is typical of the Naqada II to 2nd Dynasty style, ca. 3,500 - 2,686 B.C.. Among the many uses was as a weapon for butchering... Click for details

Rare Predynastic Egyptian Flint Mace Head! Outstanding Provenance.
Egyptian : Pre-Dynastic Pre AD 1000: item #1374196
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Relics of the Nile
859-948-5864



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Relics of the Nile is pleased to offer this rare flint mace head. These types of unusual flat flint implements of donut form with ground hollow centers and worked outer and inner edges were most likely mace heads. Penned #35. The flint mace head is professionally custom mounted for ready display. The artifact itself measures 3 3⁄4”, excluding the size of the mount. Predynastic period, ca 3,600 B.C. Provenance: Aquired from Arte Primitivo Published in catalog. Deaccessioned from The... Click for details

Egyptian Predynastic Mace Head! 3,850-$3,650 B.C.!
Egyptian : Pre-Dynastic Pre AD 1000: item #1374194
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Relics of the Nile
859-948-5864



 

Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this Egyptian Predynastic Mace head.(3850-3650BC). This is a white colored Egyptian pre-dynastic piriform calcite mace head with chip in upper corner done in antiquity. Well carved hole for the mace handle. Symmetrical Dimensions: 2 1⁄4 ” (8.5 cm) Diameter Material: Calcite Condition: 1⁄2” chip done in antiquity Provenance: Acquired in an antique store in NYC in 1987









 










 










 










 










 










 










 


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