Arrowhead

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of G I-b

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 0.9 cm (7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2582

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Type II. Three sided and slightly hollow arrowhead. Triangular cross-section. Much oxidization. Tip bent accidentally.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 1924: 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