pre-Badarian, Merimda culture 4500–3800 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, O62, O342
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
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of four roughly shaped chipped flints. All of brownish-yellow stone. Oblong chipped spear head.
Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama O62 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.
Gift of Albert Rothbart