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Fragment of iron

Small flat fragment of iron, traces of coursely woven cloth adhering, stain from copper.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XVIII. 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.9 x 4.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-357

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments