About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date made
    2686 BC - 2181 BC
  • Materials
    Flint
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date collected
    1897 - 1899
  • Measurements
    27 mm x 7 mm x 3 mm
  • Note
    Once stuck to a card with other microliths by Flaxman Spurrell.
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Previous owner); Flaxman Charles John Spurrell (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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