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Wood arrow head (?)

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Light brown; broken at ends. [if it is an arrow head, it may be from Sheikh Farag instead (lots of model arrows like this came from there)- the excavations were being conducted at the same time, and as there is no tomb number for where this was from at Mesaid it is in question]


From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 24, no. 1. [M/24/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Mesaid, Egypt


Length: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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