Fragments of iron plates
110 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 145
2.3 x 0.15 cm (7/8 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Six small irregular fragments of thin flat iron plate. One with a short round-headed iron nail piercing it and held in place by oxide. Probably from the decoration of a box.
From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 145, 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition