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Iron bangle, Ngre Kataa, 2009


Description:
An iron bangle (SF 09-132) made from a flattened iron rod with overlapping ends. One end of the bangle is bent inward. The bangle occurred as an isolated find in the upper levels of an area (mound 6) that archaeologists interpret as a metallurgical workshop. The bangle has been corroded by rusting. Scale in cm. Width: 7.9 cm. Weight: 25.6 g. Site Ngre Kataa. 6 June 2009.
Rights:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial
Publisher:
University of Victoria Libraries
Relation:
https://exhibits.library.uvic.ca/spotlight/iaff/catalog/17-19189
Provenance:
Ngre Kataa, Mound 6, Unit 50N 8W, Level 2. Piece plot: 12 cm S, 135 cm W, 80 cm bd
Date:
2009-06-06
Location(s) Facet:
Ngre Kataa
Subjects Facet:
Ornaments; Bangles; Iron; Archaeology; Artifacts (Antiquities)
Identifier:
SF 09-132
Creator:
Dr. Ann B. Stahl
Date searchable:
2009
Date searchable:
2009-06-06
Archaeological Phase:
Ngre phase (late)
Genre Facet:
Digital image
Format:
Image
Location(s):
Ngre Kataa;8.11277778, -2.30611111
Geographic Coordinates:
8.11277778, -2.30611111