Arrowhead

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


Dimensions

Length: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1415

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

U-shaped base; bifacially retouched, excellent condition. Brown flint.

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