Prismatic blade



Accession Number
AR50/2910
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Predynastic case
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Domestic equipment and utensils, Knife/blade | Implements and utensils, Agricultural equipment, Sickle
Period
Predynastic Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Flint)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Measurements
Length: 43mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A prismatic flint blade with serrated lateral edges. It is broken at one end, and retouched at the other. It is possibly a sickle blade. The item was found at Armant.

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: 30 Sep 2022

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