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Fragments

Part of an iron instrument (?) with 3 branch prongs. Now in many fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyr. 30, from debris. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, A queen, time of Karkamani 519–510 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Estimated Length: 12.7 cm (5 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-199

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments