Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic
Overall: 3.2 x 0.3 x 1.1 cm (1 1/4 x 1/8 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tan, triangular arrowhead with incurving edges, short tang, incomplete retouch. Bulbous butt end, tapering to a long, thin point.
Said to be from the Faiyum. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1395-03.1469) for £4/16s. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Emily Esther Sears Fund