Archer's draw ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
3rd century B.C.–3rd century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.5 x 5.0 cm

Accession Number

24.884

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Quartz archer’s draw ring, slightly flaring at one end.

Provenance

From Meroe. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition