Tool

Nubian
Meroitic Period
643–542 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W469

Dimensions

10.15 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-332

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

One end pointed, other broken and flattened out.

Provenance

From Beg. West 469 February 1923: 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