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Spear

Small spear head, two pieces

Provenance

From Beg. West 619. 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, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-443f

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing