Nails, strap metal, sheet metal

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501, IX A-5

Dimensions

Overall: heavy bars, 1.2 x 2.5 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 1 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.2419

Medium or Technique

bronze, iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Group of bronze and iron objects stuck together. Includes bronze nails, twisted strap metal, at least two slightly tapered heavy bars, and a disc of sheet metal. One or two fragments of iron and 2 barrel beads of hollow sheet.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, IX A-5. 1920: 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