Iron nail

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Cemetery

Dimensions

Overall: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.758

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Iron nail; thick head; circular, irregular head; heavily rusted; point broken.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Cemetery. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription