Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic
Overall: 3.7 x 0.5 cm (1 7/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Smokey gray flint; Deep U-notched base, one projection tip broken, bifacial retouch.
Said to be from the Faiyum. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1395-03.1469) for £4/16s. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund