Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic
Overall: 3.9 x 0.3 cm (1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Long, thin, triangular with a short tang and notched flanges. Dark smoky color, 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