Bronze nail

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Overall: 25.1 cm (9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.467

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze nail; round head; thin, crooked shaft; cracked; heavily incrusted.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription