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Tweezers

a) Pair of iron tweezers with ring handle broken. b) Fragment of a pair of iron tweezers with bronze ring handle.

Provenance

From Beg debris. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Begarawiya West, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23-3-497a-b

Medium or Technique

Iron, bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical