Fragment of an iron object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid I, IE

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7 x 2.7 x 0.75 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-3-96

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Curved fragment with grooves on one side and a raised band on the reverse.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition