Harpoon point

Nubian
Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–A.D. 300


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 271

Dimensions

Length: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1120

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Provenance

From Karanog, tomb G 271. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange