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Fragment of sheet metal

Fragment of badly rusted sheet metal originally sheathing for wooden object, traces of wihich remain.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N. 18A , 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, Meroitic Period, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth:7.8 x 4.2 x 1.6 cm (3 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12419

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments