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A straight edged razor in hard quartz-like stone formed by chipping and mounted in a pale gold cap.
As the ensemble is not pierced it would seem that this razor or scrapper was probably a tool of utilitarian use to be used when needed rather than worn. It is possible that the blade predates the gold mount and that this represents an amulet use of of Neolithic blade.
28 x20 mm. Cloudy quartz and electrum mount. 3rd mill. B.C. or possibly earlier. Near Eastern.
Ex-European private collection acquired before 1970