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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.) length

Accession Number

23.797

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Quartz. Plain edges. Tip missing. 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