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Iron fragments

Numerous fragments of corroded iron

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Termple B 500. 1916; 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 to Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

8 x 2 cm (3 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-182

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments