Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Biface

Period:
Neolithic Period
Date:
ca. 6900–3900 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Flint
Dimensions:
L: 15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.); W. 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.); Th: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.2.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Formerly Rustafjaell Collection, purchased by the Museum at the Rustafjael sale (Anderson Gallery, New York), 1915.

Related Objects

Nikare with his Wife and Daughter

Date: ca. 2420–2389 B.C. or later Medium: Limestone, paint Accession: 52.19 On view in:Gallery 103

Striding Figure

Date: ca. 2575–2465 B.C. Medium: Quartzite, paint Accession: 62.200 On view in:Gallery 103

King Sahure and a Nome God

Date: ca. 2458–2446 B.C. Medium: Gneiss Accession: 18.2.4 On view in:Gallery 103

The Royal Acquaintances Memi and Sabu

Date: ca. 2575–2465 B.C. Medium: Limestone, paint Accession: 48.111 On view in:Gallery 103

Fragmentary Face of King Khafre

Date: ca. 2520–2494 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) Accession: 26.7.1392 On view in:Gallery 103