Flake

Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar
Prehistoric
probably Hissar I A-B, before 4300 B.C.


Findspot: Rayy, Iran

Accession Number

35.925

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Knives, blades, scrapers

This flake blade (trap, c. s.) of black stone with mottled white spots is roughly rectangular with both edges re-touched to form somewhat regular serrations. It appears to be complete.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition