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Arrowhead

Bottom portion of an arrowhead.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, tum. 4. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 860–840 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.362

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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