Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18A
Length x width x height: 5.4 x 4.1 x 2.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Possibly part of a pair of tweezers; a piece of flat bronze bent in a curve; remains of two nails in each tip, which seem to have attached the bronze to iron.
From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18A. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition