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Fragments of wire and nails

Fragments, including two wire rings attached to loop, also square-headed nail plus fragments of bent wire and rings.


From Meroe, W 162. February, 1922: 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, Meroitic Period, 110 B.C.–A.D. 40

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Meroe, Nubia


diameter of wire ring 1.6 cm, diameter of cross section 0.3 cm diameter of loop 1.8 cm, tk. 0.35, W 0.6 cm diameter of section of bent wire 0.2 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments