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Arrow-head

Egyptian
Predynastic
pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, 0-43

Dimensions

Length: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.426

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Chipped flint, one narb missing. Well worked.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - 0-43. 1928-32, Vienna Academy Excavations; 1933; given to the MFA by Albert Rothbart through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1933)

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart