Arrow points

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West, Pyramid 106

Dimensions

5.1 x 1.6 x 0.5 cm (2 x 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-523

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

Fragments of 12 iron arrow points- long and single barbs- all badly oxidized.

Provenance

From Beg. West, Pyr. 106 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