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Knife blades

Two knife blades with silver coil around shank.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Garstang, GI: 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,

Findspot

Garstang, Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.5 x 8.0 cm (1 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-530a

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, & fishing, Swords, Daggers, Knives