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Fragments of rusted iron

Nubian
Napatan Period
284 B.C.–A.D. 275


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XIII

Dimensions

19.5 x 1.8 cm (7 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-428a-e

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

a) rod (in three pieces, b) 3 fragments of smaller cylinder zod 9not fitting) and larger piece of a similar rod, c) iron knife–tang broken–much rusted, d) fragment of about 12 arrowheads, some stuck together, e) looped band broken

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR XIIII; 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