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Hinge

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250–235 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe Beg., Pyramid X

Dimensions

3,0 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 11 13/16 x 5/8 in.),TK. 0.85

Accession Number

23-1-243a

Medium or Technique

Bronze and iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Fitting bent hinge with pin in iron. (See also individual record entries for 23-1-243a-b)

Provenance

From Meroe Beg., Pyramid X, January,1923: 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