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Spindle shaped arrow points

Twenty spindle shaped arrow-points. one end roughly sharpened was set in reed; the well sharpened end was the point, they are incomplete.

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

.6 x 11.9 cm (1/4 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-144

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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