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One of two chipped flints with squared ends. Butt-end of spear point, brownish-yellow.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama - no marks. Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32. Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart

Egyptian, Predynastic, pre-Badarian, Merimda culture 4500–3800 B.C.

Findspot

Merimda Beni Salama, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) Length: 0.068 / (b) Length: 0.044

Accession Number

33.424a

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers