An Egyptian Neolithic chert borer and a worked flint fragment

An Egyptian Neolithic chert borer and a worked flint fragment

Code: 2503

£75.00
 

Description: A dark reddish brown chert borer with clearly defined point and approximately plano-convex in cross-section. A small area of cortex on the upper surface and a nice example. Together with a dark brown flint fragment with a retouched embayment on one side, showing smoothing from exposure to wind and with a glossy patina, labelled in ink ‘Eofz? Gorge’.

Size: Borer 51 mm/2 ins. in length, fragment 44 mm/1.7 inches in length

Culture: Egyptian

Date: Borer, Neolithic, c. 5000 B.C., fragment possibly older.

Provenance: Ex southern English private collection.