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Arrows, knife, fragments of bronze

a-9 arrow heads, single barbed and fragments b-knife, traces of revetting to handle c-small strip of metal folded as band, probably attachment of knife to handle d-fragments of sheet metal and wire e-fragments of iron


From Meroe, W 193 January, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Meroe, Nubia


b- 8.1 x 1.56 x 0.35 cm (3 3/16 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze, iron


The Ancient World


Warfare, hunting, & fishing