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Model tools

Image of model tools

About 10 copper alloy model tools, some in pieces. One piece, top right in the photograph has gold leaf on it. The accompanying card claims that these are model implements from John Garstang's Excavations at Meroe. An Early Napatan foundation deposit was found at site M298 which fits this description. See Török, L. 1997. "Meroe City. An Ancient African Capital. John Garstang's Excavations in the Sudan" Vol 1. 167-8; Vol. 2 pl. 135.

Accession number: EC686

Material: metal, copper alloy

Date: 450 BC - 450 BC

Period: Early Napatan

Person: Garstang

Place: Meroe, Nubia

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