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ID number:  ECM 1218
Named collection:  The Eton Myers Collection
Title / Object name:  Stone Arrow Head
Object type:  Tool
Culture:  Egyptian
Date made:  Possibly Neolithic-early Bronze Age (after ca. 5200 B.C.)
Collector:  Seton-Karr, H. W.
Materials:  Stone
Measurements:  overall: 4.38 cm x 2.62 cm x 0.38 cm (H x maximum W x D)
Provenance:  Unknown

Hollow based and tanged arrow head of dark brown flint, carefully worked and with waxy polish.

Bibliography:  Reeves, N. (ed.) 2008. Egyptian Art at Eton College and Durham University: Catalogue of a loan exhibition to Japan, 24 February-30 November 2008. With contributions from C. Barclay, T. Hardwick, S. Quirke, N. Reeves, J. Ruffle, H. Schneider, and S. Spurr. (page 34, Entry No. 2).

Notes:  Reeves (2008: 34) suggests that this flint tool is typical of those found in the Faiyum region.

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