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Natural flint with crudely-dressed cutting end. [unfinished?]

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama - 801. Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32. Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart

Egyptian, Predynastic, Badarian Period, 4500–3800 B.C.

Findspot

Merimda Beni Salama, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L 0.092

Accession Number

33.420

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers