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Wire

A single piece of bronze wire bent to shape C, complete, but one tip broken off. The curved portion is of oval section, the rest is flat.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid Mastaba LIII. 1921: 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, Napatan Period, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

25 mm x 24 mm diameter ca 3 mm

Accession Number

21.11984

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects