Ancient Egyptian flint saw, replica

Made:
c. 3000 BCE in Egypt
maker:
Ancient Egyptian people

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Plaster replica of flint saw, found in Egypt. c. 3000 BCE

Plaster replica of flint saw, found in Egypt, dating from c. 3000 BC. Woodworking as a decorative craft began in Egypt around 3000 BC and Egyptian carpenters manufactured many wooden items to be buried in the tombs of the dead.

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Category:
Hand and Machine Tools
Object Number:
1924-522
type:
saw
credit:
Victoria & Albert Museum, Casts Department
status:
Permanent collection

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