Flint flake



Accession Number
AB61
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils
Period
Prehistoric Period
Dynasty
Palaeolithic Culture
Material
Stone/minerals (Flint)
Provenance
Egypt, Abydos
Measurements
Length: 43mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Flint flake, which is heavily patinated. Labelled "high desert Abydos 1902–3". Gift from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. The object was gifted to the University of Wales, Aberystwyth by John Bancroft Willans, a subscriber of the Egypt Exploration Fund/Society, who received the object in 1903. Subsequently gifted to the Egypt Centre in 1997.