Arrowhead

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
860–840 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Length: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.361

Medium or Technique

Flint

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Arrowhead of flint. One barb 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