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Metal fragments

Peices of folded sheet metal, cap from stick. Fragments of iron nails in holes around edge.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Bergarawiyah), G1 (Garstang). 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,

Object Place for Label

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.45 x 2.5 cm (15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-498a

Medium or Technique

Bronze, iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments