Category:Gebel el Arak Knife

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Artist Unknownwikidata:Q4233718
Title Gebel el-Arak Knife
Object type Knife
Description
Gebel el-Arak Knife. Ivory (hippopotamus canine) and flintstone blade. Circa 3300 - 3200 BC. From Gebel el-Arak, South of Abydos, now at the Louvre, Paris (room 20).
Date between circa 3300 and circa 3200 BC
Medium flintstone mounted on hippopotamus canine ivory
Dimensions Length: 25.5 cm (10 in).
(Inventory)Louvre Museum Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q19675
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Native name Musée du Louvre
Location Paris
Coordinates 48° 51′ 37″ N, 2° 20′ 15″ E Link to OpenStreetMap  Link to Google Maps
Established
Website www.louvre.fr
Authority control
Egypte pharaonique, room 20: L'époque de Nagada, vers 4000 - 3100 avant J.-C.. Sully, 1st floor.
This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Egyptian Antiquities).
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Object history : purchased by Georges Aaron Bénédite
References Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 668
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