Fragments of a spear-head

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma
468–463 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XIX, room A

Dimensions

Length: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-587

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Six fragments of a spear-head.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XIX (Nasakhma), room A. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition