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Seven fragments. Five orange-brown carnelian flakes. One shiny dark gray flake and one organic fragment (?).

Provenance

From Gerf Hussein (ASN 72/219). 1908. Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-group,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall (largest): 2.2 x 1 x 0.2 cm (7/8 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

72/219

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, stone and organic material

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Knives, Blades, Scrapers