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Fragments of iron plates

Six small irregular fragments of thin flat iron plate. One with a short round-headed iron nail piercing it and held in place by oxide. Probably from the decoration of a box.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 145, 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, 110 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.3 x 0.15 cm (7/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-537f

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments