Arrowhead or lancehead
Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic
Overall: 7.4 x 0.9 cm (2 15/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large triangular arrowhead or lancehead of brown flint with long tang, notched flange (one flange broken off), 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