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Bronze arrowheads

Thirty-two bronze arrowheads (probably only models on account of their thinness) and parts of twelve others, actually there are forty-five.

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

5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-147

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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