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Tweezers

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 333; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.65 x 8.25 cm (5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-16

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

pair of tweezers, corroded but complete

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 333, 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