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Fragments of metal

Fragments of sheet metal, one with iron nail through it; traces of wood on under surface. (See individual record entries for 23-1-244a-b)

Provenance

From Meroe Beg., Pyramid X, January,1923: 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, 250–235 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Tk. 0.2cm

Accession Number

23-1-244b

Medium or Technique

Iron and bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments