Spindle-shaped arrow points

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


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

Dimensions

.6 x 9 cm (1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-145

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Thirteen spindle shaped arrow points like 22-2-144, there are only 9 now.

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