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Fragments of rusted iron

a) rod (in three pieces, b) 3 fragments of smaller cylinder zod 9not fitting) and larger piece of a similar rod, c) iron knife--tang broken--much rusted, d) fragment of about 12 arrowheads, some stuck together, e) looped band broken

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR XIIII; 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, 284 B.C.–A.D. 275

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

19.5 x 1.8 cm (7 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-428a-e

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing