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Bronze and iron

Two fragments of bronze and iron stocked together. One appeared to be fragment, rusted iron nail piercing fragment of sheet bronze


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 501. 1920; 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

Nubian, Napatan period to Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


L x W x D 4.3 x 3.9 x 1.9

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze and iron


The Ancient World


Tools & equipment