Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic
Overall: 4.4 x 0.4 x 0.2 cm (1 3/4 x 3/16 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Elongated triangle shape with tang, serrated edges, bifacial retouch. Swirling grain of tan to dark brown.
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