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Brown flint; deep U-notched base, one projection broken, bifacial retouch.

Provenance

Found in digging the Aswan dam 1900–1901. Gift of CG Loring, purchased of MF Savage 1901.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 0.8 cm (1 15/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7454

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Archery, Spears, Javelins