Tanged arrowhead

Egyptian
Neolithic Period
5000–4000 B.C.


Dimensions

H. 4.1 cm, w. 2 cm

Accession Number

03.1429

Medium or Technique

Flint

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund