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Bronze arrowheads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyramid 122A

Dimensions

5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-147

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Thirty-two bronze arrowheads (probably only models on account of their thinness) and parts of twelve others, actually there are forty-five.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 122A. 1921: 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