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Bronze plate and nail

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXX, room A

Dimensions

Length x width (of plate): 6.1 x 3.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-284

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

A bronze plate with a bronze nail through it.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXX (A Queen), room A. 1918: 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