Arrowhead

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, street G 7000 debris E of subsidiary pyramid

Dimensions

2.6 x 3.8 cm (1 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-9k

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Arrowhead with a concave (u-shaped) base, both tangs and tip broken off. Reddish-brown. Bi-facially retouched.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza [street G 7000], debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b.
1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition