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Knife blade

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 288; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Blade: 4.4 x 1.5 x 0.1 cm (1 3/4 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-41g

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

Knife blade and other small fragments

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 288 February 1923: 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