Flint flake



Accession Number
AR50/2836
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Domestic equipment and utensils, Knife/blade
Material
Stone/minerals (Flint)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Measurements
Length: 82mm | Width: 32mm | Depth: 20mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A grey-buff to buff flint flake, with some patination. It has a trapezoidal cross-section and slightly curved edges on its profile. There are bifacial retouches on both edges as well as on the squared base.

Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Armant during the 1936–37 season.

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 05 Mar 2021

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