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Iron.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, KM, grave KM14. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Length: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4253

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment