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Model spearhead

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Model Weapon. Spear-head. Sheet bronze. Corroded.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Pyramid II, "SE" deposit. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.865

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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