Celt

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


Findspot: Egypt, Merimde Beni Salama, O 635

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.054

Accession Number

33.422

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

End of chipped flint tool with partially polished surface and sharp cutting edge.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimde-Benisalame - 0-635. O may stand for "East" in German as there was an eastern excavation field.
Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32.
Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart