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Arrow

Arrow. Main shaft of reed with wooden end; point of crescent shaped flint set in cement. Originally had three feathers.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. S.F.25c: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Accession Number

13.3578

Medium or Technique

Reed, wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Archery, Spears, Javelins