This is an Upper Palaeolithic Predynastic Egyptian brown chert spearhead, c.50,000 to 30,000 B.C. Originally found in the Western Desert, Thebes (Luxor), Egypt, early-mid 20th Century. A bi-facially and well worked stone spearhead with good retouching to the edges. Provenance: From a very old Norfolk lithic collection. more recently from a long established Canadian lithic collection. Cf. Pitt Rivers, L. F. 1882, ‘On the Discovery of Chert Implements in Stratified Gravel in the Nile Valley Near Thebes’, Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 11, 382–400. The spearhead is intact except for the tip is missing, in fine condition and measures 132mm long x 44mm wide x 15mm thick.

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Predynastic Egyptian Chert Spearhead. NP Collectables
E286 Predynastic Egyptian Chert Spearhead
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