Arrowheads and nails

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N 34

Dimensions

Longest is 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-30

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

Many fragments of iron, including two nails about 20 arrowheads, some stuck together, all incomplete and fragments of others.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N. 34 , 1922: 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