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Concave-base arrowhead

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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

Egyptian, Neolithic Period, 5th millennium B.C.

Dimensions

H. 6 cm, w. 2.4 cm

Accession Number

03.1402

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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