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Iron object

Iron loop, in two pieces.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XI (Malewiebamani), room C. 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 Malewiebamani, 463–435 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

17-1-717

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown