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Fragment of sheet metal

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N 18 A

Dimensions

Height x width x depth:7.8 x 4.2 x 1.6 cm (3 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12419

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of badly rusted sheet metal originally sheathing for wooden object, traces of wihich remain.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N. 18A , 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