<em>Pesesh-kef (Ritual Implement)</em>, ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E. Obsidian, 3 1/2 x 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (8.9 x 0.6 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 35.1445. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.1445_front_PS2.jpg)

Pesesh-kef (Ritual Implement)

Medium: Obsidian

Dates:ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (8.9 x 0.6 x 16.5 cm)

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Accession Number: 35.1445

Image: 35.1445_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Black obsidian instrument, either a forked lance or a peseshkef – wand. Edges finely serrated. Probably a ceremonial object. Condition: Broken and assembled from two pieces. Each side of base and top chipped. Probably ritual breakage.

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