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Iron fragments

A few fragments of heavily rusted iron including part of a knife.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18. 1921: 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, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. N.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Lenght x width x height: 13.0 x 2.5 x 1.0 cm (5 1/8 x 1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-684a

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment