Pieces from spindle arrow points

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


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

Dimensions

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-151

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Twenty pieces of spindle points similar to 22-2-144, wood fragments

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