About this object

Flint core. Marked on the base in pencil 'core'.
Once stuck to a card with other microliths by Flaxman Spurrell

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date made
    2686 BC - 2181 BC
  • Materials
    Flint
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date collected
    1897 - 1899
  • Measurements
    23 mm x 24 mm x 19 mm
  • Note
    .
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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