Stone tools

Egyptian
Predynastic
pre-Badarian, Merimda culture 4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) Length: 0.068 / (b) Length: 0.044

Accession Number

33.424a

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Knives, blades, scrapers

One of two chipped flints with squared ends. Butt-end of spear point, brownish-yellow.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama - no marks. Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32.
Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart