Arrowhead

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic
5200–4000 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 1.3 x 2.5 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 1 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1445

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Triangular arrowhead, tang, notched flanges, brown-black color, bifacial retouch.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund