Fragments of an iron tool (?)

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen
335–315 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 56, stairs

Dimensions

Length: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-103

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Handle (?) section of the corroded iron fragment is thinner and knobbed.

Provenance

From Nuri pyramid 56 (Queen unknown), stairs. 1918; 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