Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Overall: 6.5 x 0.5 cm (2 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mottled black and brown flint; bifacially retouched; slightly curved; pointed at one end; rounded at other.
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