Egyptian Pre-Dynastic Flint Tool
An ancient Egyptian Pre-Dynastic brown flint crescent form blade, a scraper or flesher.
cf.: Flinders Petrie, Pre Dynastic Cemetery at El Mahasna, p. 31, pl. XXIII.
Formerly in the Robert de Rustafjaell Bey collection prior to 1909; Sotheby's, London, January 20, 1913; The Heckscher Museum of Art, Long Island, New York, inv no. 222, deaccessioned.