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Spindle shaped arrow points

Two spindle -shaped arrow points like 22-2-144 but more slender, one end of one has traces of wood as is sunk in reed.

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

0.35 x 7.1 cm (1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-146

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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