Spindle shaped arrow points

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


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

Dimensions

0.35 x 7.1 cm (1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-146

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Two spindle -shaped arrow points like 22-2-144 but more slender, one end of one has traces of wood as is sunk in reed.

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