Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Overall: 13.5 x 0.7 cm (5 5/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tan flint with streaks. Finely serrated from half the body to the U-Shaped blade, bifacially retouched.
Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1903: purchased in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA as part of a group (03.1383-03.1387) for £6. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund