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Accession_Number E.62.46
adlib_title Egyptian razor blade
Shape Razor blade
Shape_description Flat and thin blade with a nail through to both sides, perhaps for attaching a wooden handle. The blade is pointed at one end then widens in a triangle then thins again but not to a point.
Material Bronze
Fabric Egyptian
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Munsell_color
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Condition Due to deterioration the sharp edge has disappeared due to deposits. The tip is missing and the bronze has discolored to green in places. Two small holes near the nail have appeared perhaps due to deterioration as well.
Technique/Style
Provenance Egypt
Period New Kingdom: 18 dynasty
Date 1539-1295
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Beazley_DB
Height
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Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 15.6; th. 0.1
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Joana Varela
Date_edited 17.09.2002; 08.05.2017
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