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Chalcedony. Plain edges. No tang.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 352 [Excav. date] February 2, 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, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.) length

Accession Number

23.799

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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