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Point of dart

Barbed point of dart or arrow, back broken off (similar tp 21-3-26).

Provenance

Nubia, Meroe(Beg.)N 30, March, 1921. 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, Unknown king, A.D. 225–246

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

2.3 x 5.5 cm (7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12264

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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