Spearhead

Nubian
Napatan Period
284 B.C.–A.D. 275


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XIII

Dimensions

6.5 x 1.1 cm (2 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-1-543

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Tip of spearhead, break less rusted than surface (stair debris)

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR XIIII; 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