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Pieces from spindle arrow points

Twenty pieces of spindle points similar to 22-2-144, wood fragments

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

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-151

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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