Fragment of iron

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
463–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. South, Pyramid XVIII

Dimensions

2.9 x 4.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-357

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Small flat fragment of iron, traces of coursely woven cloth adhering, stain from copper.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XVIII. 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