Fragment of a bronze nail

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

86.236

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Woodworking and stoneworking

Fragment of a bronze nail; head missing; thick shaft; surface much cracked; heavily incrusted.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription