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Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 352

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.) length

Accession Number

23.796

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Quartz. Serrated 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