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Iron object

Iron object with a loop on one end and inlaid gold wire.


From Nuri, pyramid 10 (Amani-natake-lebte), room C, south. 1917: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte, 538–519 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length x width: 6.7 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Iron, gold


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown