This implement, found in a predynastic tomb, appears to be an early form of the two-pronged pesesh-kef used in funerary rituals. The long, pointed end would have been inserted in a handle.
- Medium: Flint
- Place Excavated: Mohamerieh, Egypt
- Dates: ca. 3800-3500 B.C.E.
- Period: Predynastic Period, Naqada I Period
- Dimensions: 2 9/16 x 4 15/16 in. (6.5 x 12.5 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 07.447.870
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Pesesh-kef, ca. 3800-3500 B.C.E. Flint, 2 9/16 x 4 15/16 in. (6.5 x 12.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.870. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Good (77%)