Iron fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18

Dimensions

Lenght x width x height: 13.0 x 2.5 x 1.0 cm (5 1/8 x 1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-684a

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

A few fragments of heavily rusted iron including part of a knife.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18. 1921: 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