Spearhead

Egyptian
Predynastic
Merimda, 4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, O62, O342

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) Length: 0.082 - marked 0-62 / (b) Length: 0.059 - marked 0-342 / (c) Length: 0.064 - marked 0-342 / (d) Length: 0.060 - marked 0-342

Accession Number

33.423b

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

One of four roughly shaped chipped flints. All of brownish-yellow stone. Triangular chipped point

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama O 62 and O342. O may stand for "East" in German as there was an eastern excavation field.
Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32.
Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
alt. spelling: Merimda Beni Salama

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart