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Arrowheads

Two of our symmetrical, six-barbed arrowheads

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr.122A. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 90–246

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-149

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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