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Fragments of wire and nails

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 162; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

diameter of wire ring 1.6 cm, diameter of cross section 0.3 cm diameter of loop 1.8 cm, tk. 0.35, W 0.6 cm diameter of section of bent wire 0.2 cm

Accession Number

22-12-21c

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments, including two wire rings attached to loop, also square-headed nail plus fragments of bent wire and rings.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 162. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition