Arrowhead

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
860–840 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El Kurru, Tumulus I

Dimensions

Length: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.360

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Arrowhead of white flint (?) with rose patches. Tip of one barb is broken off.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Tum. 1. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition