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Iron. Edge partly decayed.

Provenance

From Meroe: W. G. March, 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, Late Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.768

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment