Arrowhead

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


Dimensions

Length: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1395

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Dark brown color; u-shaped or concave base; tangs are squared off and complete, bifacially retouched.

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