Spearhead

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (sudan), Meroe, Beg. W. 685, No. 1

Dimensions

Overall: Spearhead 3.3 x 17 cm (1 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-518

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archery, spears, javelins

Iron spearhead, broken, into two pieces. Also three fragments of rod.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 685, No.1; 1923: 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