Leaf-shaped arrowhead, caramel color.
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
Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Faiyum Neolithic, 5200–4000 B.C.
Other: 1.5 x 4.6 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 1 13/16 x 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stone; not flint- orange translucent stone