Type:  Huwayyan Foliate Biface

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates



MoST ID: 2254

Pedestal Link: https://une.pedestal3d.com/r/AHNZaku129

Model Author:  Sharjah Archaeology Authority

This chert biface is from Mleiha, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.  It dates to ca. 5100-7000 BP.  Scale approximate.

Bifaces like these are referred to as ‘foliates’ in the Arabian literature.  More specifically, this biface might be classified as a ‘Huwayyan Foliate’, Type I/II.

The artefact is curated by the  Sharjah Archaeology Authority.