Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar
before 4300 B.C.
Findspot: Iran, Rayy, Plot: BD 51, refuse, NW quarter, D. of exc. 73.15
Height x width x depth: 7.1 x 1.8 x 0.4 cm (2 13/16 x 11/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This flake of chalcedony shows an irregular trapezoidal cross-section. One edge appears to have irrecular serrations, though wear makes this difficult to ascertain for certain.
1936, excavated at Rayy (Chal Turkhan, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1939, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)
University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition