Bow

Nubian (Pan-Grave)
Pan-Grave Period
1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 114.2 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 44 15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4351

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Very rough; dark color; heavy; both points missing; much bent and cracked. Wood.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way