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Arrow shaft (broken)

Wood; flint tip still in place. Broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes.142

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.

Accession Number

12.1397

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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