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One of four roughly shaped chipped flints. All of brownish-yellow stone. Oblong chipped spear head.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama O62 and O342. O may stand for "East" in German as there was an eastern excavation field. 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: 0.082 - marked 0-62 / (b) Length: 0.059 - marked 0-342 / (c) Length: 0.064 - marked 0-342 / (d) Length: 0.060 - marked 0-342

Accession Number

33.423d

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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