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Arrowhead

Fayum Egypt This flint arrowhead is yellow-brown in colour, and is concave-shaped at the base.
Arrowheads like this would be made by chipping at a chunk of stone, a process known as "knapping", which requires great skill. On close inspection, the marks made by this process can be seen.
After the arrowhead had been fashioned, it would have been a very effective and sharp point, which could have …