Celt

Egyptian
Predynastic, Badarian Period
4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, 801

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.092

Accession Number

33.420

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

Natural flint with crudely-dressed cutting end. [unfinished?]

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama - 801. Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32.
Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart