Gold bow sheath

Nubian
Early Meroitic Period
3rd century B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.036 D. 0.012

Accession Number

23.352

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Gold section of bow sheath. Corrugated sheet with edges soldered together. Rope pattern of twisted gold wire along the top joint.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe. [Excav. date] January 1922.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition