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Fragments of a spear-head

Four fragments of a spear-head.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIX (Nasakhma), room A. 1917: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma, 468–463 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: approximately 18.9 cm (7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-588

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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