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Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 19, debris and siftings. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 840–820 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.371

Medium or Technique

Flint

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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