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One arrow and one spear point

One barbed arrow head with wooden shaft; one square point with wooden shaft; tag in box says 23-2-25 (?)

Provenance

From Meroe, W 341. February, 1923: 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, Napatan period to Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Arrow: 6.9 x 1.3 cm; Spear: 6.4 x 1.2 cm.

Accession Number

23-2-51f

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing