Flake

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 8

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .029 Length:

Accession Number

13.3546

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Obsidian flake from stone tool manufacture. Rust colored with dark swirls. No sign of retouching.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 8. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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