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Arrowhead

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Arrowhead with a concave (u-shaped) base, both tangs and tip broken off. Reddish-brown. Bi-facially retouched.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza [street G 7000], debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–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, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

2.6 x 3.8 cm (1 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24-11-9k

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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