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Obsidian flake from stone tool manufacture. Rust colored with dark swirls. No sign of retouching.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 8. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .029 Length:

Accession Number

13.3546

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment