Lance point (?)

Egyptian
Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period
3850–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 82?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .072 Length: .017 W.

Accession Number

11.2529

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Lance point of dark, fine-grained tan flint. Bifacially retouched, butt end chisel shaped, tip broken. “82” written in pencil on one face.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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.

Findspot Information: Grave Z 82?

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition