Wood arrow head (?)

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Length: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.281

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Light brown; broken at ends.
[if it is an arrow head, it may be from Sheikh Farag instead (lots of model arrows like this came from there)- the excavations were being conducted at the same time, and as there is no tomb number for where this was from at Mesaid it is in question]

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 24, no. 1. [M/24/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition