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knife for sharpening reed pens

knife for sharpening reed pens
© BA Antiquities Museum/M. Mounir

Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1014

Inv.Inventory
 (Manial Museum) 42

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showcase 31

knife for sharpening reed pens

Category:
Tools and equipment, writing and drawing equipment, knife
Date:
Ottoman Period (1517-1922)
Provenance:
Unknown
Material(s):
  • Organic material, animal product, ivory
  • Non-organic material, alloy, steel
Length:
17.5 cm
Hall:
Islamic Antiquities, showcase 31



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Zahi Hawass, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: The Archaeology Museum (Cairo: The Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002): 127-128.
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 207, 331.
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