Bow ?

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIII 4(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 39.5 x 3.5 cm (15 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1397

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Worn pointed end. Two bands of thin rawhide at joints. Broken above second band. Possibly the tip of a bow.

Provenance

From Kerma, KIII 4(1). February 1914: 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