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Knife blade

Knife blade and other small fragments

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 288 February 1923: 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, A.D. 90–246

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

Blade: 4.4 x 1.5 x 0.1 cm (1 3/4 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-41g

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing