Flint flake



Accession Number
AR50/2842
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils
Period
Prehistoric Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Flint)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant
Measurements
Length: 97mm | Width: 55mm | Depth: 14mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A creamy-brown flint flake, found on the desert surface at Armant. It narrows toward the distal end, is worked on the dorsal side, and has been retouched on all edges. Some patination is present.

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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