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Fragments of wood

Fragment of one or more oval-sectioned rods (4 fragments) end with projecting dowel and holes for pins.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A. 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, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Longest of the 2 fittings 17.0 sec 2.2 x 1.5

Accession Number

21-3-693a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments