Flint blade



Accession Number
AR50/10.1
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Drawers beneath stelae, Drawer 2 (Handling tray 2)
Object Type
Implements and utensils
Period
Prehistoric Period
Dynasty
Palaeolithic Culture
Material
Stone/minerals (Flint)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A flint blade. The patina suggests that these are Predynastic or earlier, and the length of blade might suggest a Palaeolithic example. This was part of a group of 118 flint blades which are possibly from Armant as they were found in a box labelled 'Armant Stone Vessel Frags.' in 1997.

Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Egypt Exploration Society?

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 19 Jan 2021

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